General Admissions

The following is a list of general requirements that we consider in our individualized, holistic review process:

  • Graduate from high school or complete a GED.
  • Complete a college prep program that includes 4 years of English, 3 years of math including algebra, 3 lab sciences, and 2 social sciences.
  • We also prefer that you have 2 years of foreign language and computer competency. If you plan to major in business, high school business courses will be considered.
  • Earn a 'B' average in your college prep courses.
  • Place in the top half of your graduating class.
  • Take the SAT or ACT. Your scores will help determine your first-semester English and math placements.

Online ApplicationPrint Application

To complete your application, also send to our Admissions Office:

  • An official copy of your high school transcript. This should be sent by your guidance counselor. If available, include a profile of your high school.
  • Official copies of your SAT or ACT scores.
  • Written recommendations, a writing sample, and other pertinent information.
  • A non-refundable $40 application fee using one of the methods below:

    - Pay Online
    The required $40 non-refundable application fee can be paid online when you submit your electronic application. Online payment can be made only by credit card. We accept Mastercard, American Express, and Discoverer.

    Once your MaineStreet student account is set up, you can make online payments for unpaid application fees and any other charges by going to Finances and selecting Details/Bill/Pay.

    - Pay by Mail
    You can mail a check to:

    University of Maine at Machias
    Admissions Office
    116 O’Brien Avenue
    Machias, ME  04654

Note: We accept applications up until one week before classes start.

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