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Study at 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.

Profile of University of Maine At Machias

The main campus of University of Maine At Machias is in Machias, ME (a quiet rural area). The school is a public school. University of Maine At Machias offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to fine arts, therapy and Counselling, nutrition and exercise therapy, and conservation and resource management.

University of Maine At Machias Selectivity

University of Maine At Machias does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 440 to 530. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 400 or more.


University of Maine At Machias offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 1, 093 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at University of Maine At Machias.

Student Life

The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Sunrise Conference for major sports.

University of Maine At Machias Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Therapy and Counselling13behavioral sciences
Liberal Arts12general studies, English, history
Education and Teaching10elementary school teaching, middle school teaching
Business and Management10entrepreneurship, business management, marketing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation studies
Science6marine biology, biology
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental studies
Fine Arts3fine arts studies
office and Administration2office management

Contact: University of Maine At Machias

University of Maine At Machias

9 O'Brien Ave

Machias, ME 04654

General Phone: (207) 255-1200

http://www.umm. maine.edu

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