University of Maine at Machias
Machias, ME 04654-1397


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 745
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 270 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


University of Maine at Machias has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

University of Maine at Machias charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,480 and in-state students paid $6,660.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of University of Maine at Machias's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,255 (which is 4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Maine at Machias in 2016-2017, was 70, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,836 (which is 8.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Maine at Machias has enrolled a total of 745 students (420 students full-time and 325 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 745 students, 51 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 267 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 15%

Hispanic: 5%

Black/African American: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Maine at Machias.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 18% 49 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 39 9
Psychology 13% 36 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 12% 34
Education 5% 15 0
English Language And Literature/letters 4% 10
Social Sciences 4% 10 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 9
Natural Resources And Conservation 3% 8
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Maine at Machias full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Maine at Machias graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,600. Last year, out of the total 242 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 213 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 316 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 262 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $21,600 $25,900
Employment Rate 88% 83%
Total Graduates 242 316

Campus Location

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Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Maine at Machias.

University of Maine
60.8 mile away
Maine Maritime Academy
69.9 mile away