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Study at University of Maine At Farmington

The University of Maine at Farmington, also known as UMF, is a public college of liberal arts located in Farmington, Maine, United States. It was established in the year 1864. It is one of the founding members of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. UMF has been awarded one of the top ranks among the 'liberal arts schools' by U. S. News and World Report for ten consecutive years (1998-2008). The university offers major degrees in the fields of arts, science, and general studies. In addition, several minor degrees are also offered. UMF is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education, Health and Rehabilitation
The University of Maine At Farmington's athletics department fields a wide variety of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division III and the North Atlantic Conference. They are nicknamed the Beavers. The Beavers participate in sports such as basketball, field hockey, soccer, and cross country, among others.

Profile of University of Maine At Farmington

University of Maine At Farmington is located in a self-contained town, in Farmington, ME. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at University of Maine At Farmington top out at the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study mathematics and education and teaching.

University of Maine At Farmington Selectivity

The admissions department at University of Maine At Farmington does not accept all those who apply. It's not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 2, 351 students (2, 202 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Many students live in housing on or near campus. Students sports include formal participation in North Atlantic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The University of Maine at Farmington serves a statewide mission as Maine's public liberal arts college. We offer the educational experiences typically found at selective private colleges to bright and ambitious students from Maine and beyond. We are committed to the belief that a liberal education in a residential setting is the best preparation for careers and for citizenship. Because all our graduates, including those who have studied in pre-professional programs, are liberally educated, they are creative problem solvers who have learned how to learn and how to work on complex challenges with people from a variety of backgrounds and fields. "

University of Maine At Farmington Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching193elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, special education, health teaching, education of learning disabled, . . .
Liberal Arts126interdisciplinary studies, English, creative writing, history, general studies, geography, liberal arts and humanities, women's studies
Therapy and Counselling36psychology
Business and Management29business
Medical administration23public health Education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22rehabilitation
Science15biology, geology, biological and biomedical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering8computer science
Art Studies6art studies
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental science
Fine Arts0fine arts

Contact: University of Maine At Farmington

University of Maine At Farmington

224 Main St

Farmington, ME 04938-9978

General Phone: (207) 778-7000

http://www.umf. maine.edu

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