Early College for Accepted Students


Take UMaine Machias courses that start before June 14th and receive free or reduced tuition!

For Maine students attending Maine public high schools, state-approved independent institutions, or homeschool students who have filed their notice of intent: One course will be tuition-free if the student has not exceeded their 12 credit tuition-free limit for the academic year beginning July 1, 2020.  All other courses will be billed at our special Early College rate of $138.25/credit hour.

Out-of-state students, international students, and private-pay Maine high school students: Courses will be charged at our special Early College rate of $138.25/credit hour. 

Please note:

  1. All students are responsible for all books and/or materials required for enrolled courses as well as any course-specific fees.
  2. When applying in the ExplorEC portal, you will not need guidance office approval as you are already accepted to UMaine Machias.  If you are an international student living abroad please use the following address in ExplorEC:  116 O’Brien Ave,  Machias, ME 04654.  Our system is not set up to accept non-US addresses.
  3. You must choose from the courses listed on this page. If you choose a course that starts after June 14th, you will be charged the regular tuition rate as well as all related fees.

Get an early start on your degree this summer at the University of Maine at Machias!


To learn more about each course you can read the course descriptions in the UMaine Machias course catalog or view a sample syllabus.

Click here to view the Accepted Students Summer 2021 course options in Google Sheets.