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University Of Maine At Machias

University Of Maine At Machias

The University of Maine at Machias is a public university located in Machias, Washington County, United States. The university name is abbreviated as UMM, and is one of the campuses in the University of Maine System. The university was established in 1909 and was earlier known as Washington State Normal School. UMM spreads across a 42-acre campus. The university offers associate's and bachelor's degrees in a wide variety of subjects including art, anthropology, biology, business, education, marine biology, pre-health professions, and theater.

The University of Maine participates in several varsity sports including soccer, cross country, and basketball. The university athletics teams are nicknamed as Clippers. The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Sunrise Athletic Conference. The students are members of Greek fraternities and sororities such as Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Mu Alpha, Sigma Chi Lambda, Kappa Alpha Kappa, and Phi Tau Phi.

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Contacting University of Maine at Machias

University of Maine at Machias
9 O'Brien Ave
Machias , ME 04654-1397
General Phone: (207) 255-1200
http://www.umm.maine.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Science16biology, marine biology
Therapy and Counseling14behavioral sciences
Liberal Arts12English, general studies, history
Business and Management11accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9parks and recreation studies
Education and Teaching9elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Fine Arts5fine arts studies
Office and Administration3office management
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree7715
Associate's degree43

University of Maine at Machias Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Maine at Machias had a total enrollment of 1,093 students (661 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 41%
Women 59%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 18%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Maine66%
Massachusetts6%
Connecticut5%
Vermont4%
New York3%
New Hampshire3%
Indiana2%
(International Students)2%
Florida1%
Virginia1%
Texas1%
Rhode Island1%
Pennsylvania1%
Oregon1%
Illinois1%
Minnesota1%
Michigan1%
Iowa1%

University of Maine at Machias Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 50 %

University of Maine at Machias Room and Board (2007)

University of Maine at Machias offers campus housing for 343 of its 661 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

University of Maine at Machias Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total36330283%11739%
Men13410881%4844%
Women22919485%6936%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420580
SAT Math410540
SAT Writing400530
ACT Verbal1722
ACT Math1625
ACT Composite1625

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT83%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT20%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,410
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,550
Room and board $ 6,574
Room charge $ 3,308
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,550
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
University of Maine at Machias participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 205500)

University of Maine at Machias Faculty

University of Maine at Machias 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 year5$67,3041*
Associate professoracademic year9$55,8997$54,495
Assistant professoracademic year5$43,6102*
Instructoracademic year1*0*
No academic rankacademic year2*1*
All faculty totalacademic year22$53,68811$54,634

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

University of Maine at Machias Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Sunrise Conference
Track Sunrise Conference

University of Maine at Machias Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences

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University of Maine at Machias Highlights

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What Sets University of Maine at Machias Apart:

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% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 7%University of Maine at Machias % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%University of Maine at Machias Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%University of Maine at Machias Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%University of Maine at Machias % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%University of Maine at Machias % of degrees in fine arts
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%University of Maine at Machias Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%University of Maine at Machias % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%University of Maine at Machias Number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%University of Maine at Machias Female % of student body

Notable:
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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked On-campus day care
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 Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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