University Of Maine At Augusta

We're a regional state university providing baccalaureate and select associate degrees to meet the educational, economic and cultural needs of Central Maine. With campuses in Augusta and Bangor, and courses offered on-line and across the state, we specialize in delivering professional programs to both recent high school graduates and adults returning to the classroom.

We're friendly in our approach, serious about what we do, and fundamentally committed to serving the communities around us and the community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni that makes us a truly special place.


United States

University of Maine at Augusta, 46 University Drive
ME 04330-9410
Phone: 1-877-UMA-1234 or 207 621-3000

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Location and Getting there

In order to make access to quality higher education as convenient as possible, the University of Maine at Augusta has campus locations in Augusta and Bangor.

The Augusta campus is located at 46 University Drive in Augusta near Interstate 95 and the Augusta Civic Center. 877-UMA-1234.
The Bangor campus, University College at Bangor, is located at 216 Texas Avenue in Bangor, close to Interstate 95 and the Bangor International Airport. 207 262-7800.
Many UMA courses and a number of degree programs are also available via Distance Learning at learning centers and sites across the state. Through an initiative called Capital Campus, the University of Maine at Augusta also offers courses at the Burton M. Cross and Nash Buildings in Augusta.


News and Events

Films and Speakers Highlight UCB Celebration of Women's History Month

Immigration the Topic of Honors Program's March 9th Deliberative Forum

"Cancer Families: The Influence of Genetics on Cancer Risk" is topic of Annual Bio Lecture on April 12th

UMA Student Architecture Show Runs Until March 15th; Opening Reception Takes Place on March 4th

Terry Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival Slated for April 13th and 14th

Over 50? Register Now for UMA’s Senior College Spring Classes

March 16th showing of Mississippi Masala is next up in Immigration Film Series
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Information For  Undergraduates

UMA’s outstanding Bachelor of Arts in Art and Associate of Arts in Art programs immerse you in a wide range of studio classes including design, ceramics, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture, complemented by explorations in art history: a firm basis for success in the many varied careers related to artistic expression.

The associate degree includes a Computer Imaging track, the B.A. is an innovative offering in collaboration with the University of Maine at Farmington. A UMA degree is an attainable first step toward a career as an elementary or secondary art teacher, arts administrator, commercial or exhibiting artist.

Student Life

The Office of Student Life is committed to helping you enrich your college experience by offering a variety of programs, activities, athletics, clubs, community engagement and two state of the art fitness centers. Our groups and organizations sponsor, support, and encourage activities throughout the year. Student activities are meant to complement our academic programs and to give a sense of community involvement.

Striving to enhance intellectual, social, cultural and personal growth, we are dedicated to providing ample and accessible opportunities for organizational leadership, community service, multi-cultural awareness and work of various goals that prepare students to make a contribution to the larger community.


How To Apply

Whether you wish to attend full-time or part-time, applying to UMA is a simple three step process. Just follow the directions below and if you have any questions call us at 1-877-862-1234 or in Bangor at 262-7800, Option 3.

Step One: Complete our Short Application Form.
You can either download UMA’s short, two-page application
or complete a slightly longer University of Maine System application right on-line

International students should download the Short-Form International Student Application , and students applying for readmission should download the Readmission Application
UMA has a Rolling Admissions policy which means we accept applications at any time. However, we recommend applying by June 15th to begin in September, and by November 15th to begin in January. International students must apply by May 1st for a...  [ Read All ]

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