Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
umfinaid@maine.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002053 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,939 (92.1% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,421 (73.3% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,414 (99.5% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
315 (22.3% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$16,058
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,411 (99.8% of) aid recipients, average amount $11,243
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,073 (75.9% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,425
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 194 (13.7% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 194 (13.7% of) aid recipients
671 (31.9% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,776
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,693 (83.4% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,157 (77.1% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,103 (99.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
923 (18.1% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$14,450
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,832 (94.7% of) aid recipients, average amount $9,614
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,064 (79.6% of) aid recipients, average amount $5,086
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 507 (9.9% of) aid recipients
2,352 (29.3% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,136
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,703
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Private Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Current Students
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,365