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Your affordable online education begins with a free application.

No matter where you are in your education journey, it’s free and easy to apply to the University of Maine at Machias. We accept applications on a rolling basis — it’s never too late to apply!

The fastest way to apply is by using our sytem application

Need more information about the admissions process? Visit the Office of Admissions webpage to learn about campus visits, virtual and in-person counseling sessions, and eligiblity requirements for first-year and transfer students.

Ready? Apply now

What do I need to apply?

To take the first and most important step — submitting a free application — all you need is your personal information and a few minutes to fill out a form.

You’ll hear back from an admissions counselor about the next steps within a couple of days. You should prepare to submit:

First-year  applicants:

  • an official high school transcript (you may ask your high school guidance counselor to send us an official copy) OR an official GED score

The following submissions may help us with application review, but are currently 100% optional:

  • recommendation letter
  • personal essay
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (official copies)


  • Any official documentation can be sent to our Shared Processing Center.
  Shared Processing Center
  PO Box 412
  Bangor ME 04402-0412
  • If you choose electronic transcripts etc, they can be sent to Be aware that when ordering electronic transcripts the University of Maine may be the only option-it is ok to send there.
  • If either of these options are not available, documentation can be sent through the postal service to
UMM Admissions
Torrey Hall
116 O’Brien Ave
Machias, ME 04654

Transfer applicants:

  • an official high school transcript OR an official GED score
  • official college transcripts from all institutions you’ve attended (must have a 2.0 minimum GPA to be eligible)

Want to know if your credits will transfer?