If you are a qualified student, we encourage you to apply for admission. Our universities make admission decisions on a rolling basis, and each application is considered carefully.

If you want to receive financial aid and/or enter a degree program, you must apply for admission through a UMS home campus.

Apply on-line to any University of Maine System campus

All admissions application materials, for any UMS campus should be mailed to:

Application Processing
University of Maine System
P.O. Box 412
Bangor, ME 04402-0412

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Have copies of your official transcripts sent directly to the University from all of the schools you have previously attended, including: High school, Adult Education, GED test scores (students can send a copy of their own scores) and previous colleges.

Note: High school/Adult Ed. information is required of any student with fewer than 60 credits completed at the college level.


Apply as early as you can!

Admission deadlines vary from one campus to another, so check with the admissions office of the campus to which you are applying.  Generally, it takes about 1-1/2 to 2 months to complete the admission and financial aid application processes, from start to finish.

Application fees: Most campuses charge $40.00 for each application submitted.

Application Fee Waivers:The Maine Educational Opportunity Center can provide application fee waivers for eligible prospective students.  Contact: Tina McDonald at 1-800-281-3703

Transferring Credits

Get the information you need to transfer with confidence–within the University System and to and from other institutions.

AdvantageU. Maine’s Community College to University Guaranteed Admission Program.

Articulation Agreements. To help you reach your educational goals, the University of Maine System has created more than 70 transfer agreements among its universities, with the Maine Community College System, and with other institutions. Please contact a university transfer officer for more information.

Transfer Credit Guide. This online guide lists courses and their transfer equivalents, as well as University of Maine System Transfer of Academic Credit Principles.  By following simple steps, you can have transfer information at your fingertips in minutes, day or night.

Transfer Officers. Call or e-mail a university transfer professional for more information and guidance through the transfer process.