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University of Maine, Farmington

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1864
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 2,424
Environment: Rural
Endowment: N/A
Admissions Address

111 South Street
Farmington, ME 04938

Website

http://www.farmington.edu

Admissions E-mail

umfadmit@maine.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.2
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Dr. Brandon Lagana
Admissions office telephone: (207) 778-7050
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by: Accept offer by: No set date
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Send application by: December 15
 
Decision sent by: January 15
Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Electronic application:
 
http://www.farmington.edu/admissions Tuition deposit: $250 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: N/A (Refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Lab 2 3
Foreign language 2 3
Social studies 2 3
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A 3
Total academic units 15 19

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Neither SAT nor ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: N/A
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: N/A
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Very important
Academic GPA: Important
Standardized test scores: Not considered
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Important
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Important
Work experience: Important
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 72%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: 97%
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 64%
Total applicants: 1,719
Total acceptances: 1,244
Total freshman enrollment: 546
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: 40%
Male applicants: 608
Male acceptances: 406
Male freshman enrollment: 172
 
Female applicants: 1,111
Female acceptances: 838
Female freshman enrollment: 374
Out-of-state freshmen: 24%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 11%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 41%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 80%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 80%
Average high school GPA: 3.2
 
First-year students submitting GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 88%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 460 – 580
Math: 440 – 560
Combined: 900 – 1140

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 2.7% 1.1%
600-699 15.1% 10.5%
500-599 41.3% 35.9%
400-499 33.2% 41.0%
300-399 6.9% 0.8%
200-299 0.8% 10.7%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: N/A
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: N/A
Math: N/A
Composite: N/A

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 N/A N/A N/A
24-29 N/A N/A N/A
18-23 N/A N/A N/A
12-17 N/A N/A N/A
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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