University of Maine at Farmington: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON K-4
224 Main St.
Farmington, ME 04938-1990
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.umf.maine.edu/
State-supported, 4-year, coed. Part of University of Maine System. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1863. Setting: 50-acre small town campus. Endowment: $7.6 million. Research spending 2003-04: $877,000. Educational spending 2003-04: $5256 per student. Total enrollment: 2,349. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 1,656 applied, 72% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 73% from top half. Full-time: 2,061 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 288 students, 75% women, 25% men. Students come from 21 states and territories, 7 other countries, 23% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.3% international, 12% 25 or older, 44% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 70% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; interdisciplinary studies; health professions and related sciences; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters plus May term and 2 5-week summer terms. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at National Student Exchange, SALT Center for Documentary Field Studies, other institutions of the University of Maine System. Study abroad program.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 1 recommendation. Recommended: interview. Required for some: minimum 2.5 GPA for elementary education majors. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 12/1 for early action. Notification: continuous, 1/8 for early action.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $4650 full-time, $155 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $11,340 full-time, $378 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $590 full-time, $75 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, reciprocity agreements, and student level. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, reciprocity agreements, and student level. College room and board: $5700. College room only: $3048. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 52 open to all. Most popular organizations: Program Board, Intramural Board, Campus Residence Council, campus radio station, Commuter Council. Major annual events: Intramural All Niter, Spring Fling, Campus Residence Council Semi-Formal. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, safety whistles. 1,030 college housing spaces available; 1,000 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Mantor Library with 98,248 books, 82,773 microform titles, 577 serials, 7,663 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $566,305. 175 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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