First-Year Students

As a University of Maine at Machias bachelor’s degree applicant, you must be a high school graduate or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test. Factors that we consider in our holistic application review process include: college preparatory program; grade point average (GPA); SAT and/or ACT scores; class rank; extracurricular and co-curricular activities; letters of recommendation; and essay.

To be considered for admission to UMM, you will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete the Application Form and submit it, we are now waiving application fees. We prefer that your high school guidance counselor forward your completed application, high school transcripts, test scores, and recommendations in one packet. If not, then:
  2. Ask your high school guidance counselor to furnish an official copy of your transcript.
  3. Have official copies of your SAT and/or ACT scores sent directly to the Application Processing Center (we are test optional).
  4. Have recommendations, essay, and other pertinent information sent directly to the Application Processing Center

Ready to Apply?

You have several convenient options. The choice is yours. They all quickly land in our Admissions Office, ready for prompt consideration by our staff.

We will be happy to discuss your opportunities at UMM and answer any questions you may have. Please call 1-888-468-6866 or e-mail