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University of Maine at Farmington Overview

Located in Farmington, Maine, University of Maine at Farmington is a public institution. Farmington is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is University of Maine at Farmington Known For?

372 Undergraduate Awards
$24,402 Avg Cost After Aid
83% Acceptance Rate
  • The 5% student loan default rate at UMaine Farmington is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UMaine Farmington.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of the faculty were full-time.

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University of Maine at Farmington Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMaine Farmington.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#14 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#203 Most Popular Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UMaine Farmington has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual
#22 Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific College Factual
#32 Best Value Colleges for Psychology College Factual
#41 Best Value Colleges for General Psychology College Factual
#59 Best Colleges for Education College Factual
#64 Best Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is University of Maine at Farmington?

Location of University of Maine at Farmington

Contact details for UMaine Farmington are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 224 Main St., Farmington, ME 04938-9978
Phone: 207-778-7000

How Do I Get Into UMaine Farmington?

You can apply to UMaine Farmington online at:

Admission Requirements for UMaine Farmington

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMaine Farmington?

83% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
UMaine Farmington has an acceptance rate of 83%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Can I Afford University of Maine at Farmington?

$24,402 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
4.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMaine Farmington is $24,402. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMaine Farmington, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $6,238 a year. That adds up to $24,952 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMaine Farmington is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Maine at Farmington Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,505 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,674 undergraduate students at UMaine Farmington, with 1,505 being full-time and 169 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UMaine Farmington

There are also 256 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,505 full-time undergraduates at UMaine Farmington, 33% are male and 67% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UMaine Farmington

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Maine at Farmington students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UMaine Farmington Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 43
Hispanic or Latino 43
White 1,323
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 82

Geographic Diversity

Maine students aren't the only ones who study at University of Maine at Farmington. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at UMaine Farmington. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Benin, United Kingdom, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at University of Maine at Farmington

87 Took All Classes Online
102 Took At Least One Class Online
18.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 102 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMaine Farmington has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UMaine Farmington

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Maine at Farmington was 18.8%. This is the #941 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMaine Farmington regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Maine at Farmington Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 108 0 6 114
General Psychology 44 0 0 44
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 33 0 35
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 26 0 0 26
Mental & Social Health Services 22 0 0 22
Business Administration & Management 20 0 0 20
Educational Administration 0 3 17 20
Special Education 17 1 0 18
Writing Studies 18 0 0 18
General English Literature 17 0 0 17
General Biology 15 0 0 15
Mathematics 12 0 0 12
Natural Resources Conservation 12 0 0 12
Liberal Arts General Studies 11 0 0 11
Political Science & Government 8 0 0 8
Other Education 0 7 0 7
History 7 0 0 7
Computer Science 6 0 0 6
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 6 0 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 6 0 0 6
Business/Managerial Economics 5 0 0 5
General Visual & Performing Arts 3 0 0 3
Geography & Cartography 2 0 0 2
Sociology & Anthropology 2 0 0 2
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 1 0 0 1
Human Development & Family Studies 1 0 0 1
International Studies 1 0 0 1
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 372 44 23 439


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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