University Of Maine At Augusta

University Of Maine At Augusta

The University of Maine at Augusta is located in Augusta, Maine. It is a part of the University of Maine System. It was founded in 1965 as a continuing education division of the University of Maine. UMA offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. UMA is nationally recognized for offering an online bachelor's degree in information and library science. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts & Humanities
  • College of Mathematics & Professional Studies
  • College of Natural & Social Sciences

UMA's athletic department fields both men's and women's sports teams, which participate in basketball, hockey, baseball, softball, swimming & diving and soccer, among others. UMA is a member of the Yankee Small College Conference and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.

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University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta , ME 04330-9410
General Phone: (207) 621-3000

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University of Maine at Augusta Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts148English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, library science, library assistant, interdisciplinary studies, social services
Therapy and Counseling111mental and social health services
Business and Management91business management, accounting, financial planning
Medical Support and Technology61dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical lab assistant, veterinary assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine49registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement29criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work22human services, public administration
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science
Science and Laboratory Technician12science tech
Fine Arts10fine arts
Architecture and Planning8architectural tech
Photography and Commercial Art1photography
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture

Number of programs and degrees for University of Maine at Augusta in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree25818
Bachelor's degree28918
Postbaccalaureate certificate42
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years121

University of Maine at Augusta Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Maine at Augusta had a total enrollment of 5,101 students (2,842 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 11%
20-21 11%
22-24 14%
25-29 16%
30-34 11%
35-39 10%
40-49 16%
50-64 8%
65+ 1%

University of Maine at Augusta Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 40 %

University of Maine at Augusta Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Augusta, Maine for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maine Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Maine at Augusta Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,495
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,595
Books and supplies $ 1,040

Financial Aid:
University of Maine at Augusta participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 676000)

University of Maine at Augusta Faculty

University of Maine at Augusta has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year20$73,57012$72,681
Associate professoracademic year12$59,60819$59,294
Assistant professoracademic year11$48,61112$48,252
Instructoracademic year2*9$42,991
Lectureracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year45$62,27054$56,703

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Maine at Augusta Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports077

University of Maine at Augusta Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Financial Planning and Services

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Public Administration

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Photography And Commercial Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

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University of Maine at Augusta Highlights

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What Sets University of Maine at Augusta Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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Top 10%University of Maine at Augusta % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 14%University of Maine at Augusta % of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 15%University of Maine at Augusta Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 18%University of Maine at Augusta Female % of student body
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Top 19%University of Maine at Augusta % of degrees in music

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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