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University of Maine Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Orono, ME

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,604
Out-of-state: $45,914
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,438
Out-of-state: $31,748
Room and Board
$10,966
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,200
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
umfinaid@maine.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002053
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


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
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
Merit-Based Gift
2,352 (29.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,136

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,703
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,365

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