The University of Maine at Farmington is a small, increasingly selective public liberal arts college, featuring programs in teacher education, the arts & sciences and professional studies, serving primarily full-time, traditional-age undergraduates in a residential setting.

  • #4 Top Public Regional Colleges-North — 2017 U.S.News & World Report
  • #5 Best Value School, Regional Colleges-North — 2017 U.S.News & World Report
  • #3 Best College for Veterans, Regional Colleges-North– 2017 U.S.News & World Report
  • #7 Top Regional Colleges-North (overall, public and private) — 2017 U.S.News & World Report
  • One of America’s Best Colleges — U.S.News & World Report 19 times since 1998
  • 7 Maine Teacher of the Year recipients since 2006
  • A Top 100 Best Value School — 2017 Educate To Career
  • A School That Contributes to the Public Good — 2016 Washington Monthly (2016-2010)
  • A Strong 4-Star Rating — 2016 Campus Pride
  • A Top Green College — 2014 Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • A Great Affordable Eco-Friendly College — 2014-2015 Best Choice Schools.com
  • Featured as a Great Teaching School — 2015-16 Newsweek.com
  • A College of Distinction — 2014 Colleges of Distinction e-Guide
  • A traditional New England college campus located in the heart of world class skiing and snowboarding, hiking and mountain biking, kayaking and rafting
  • An affordable, high-quality, residential, liberal arts college. (Just $18,187 per year for Maine residents. As low as $22,379 per year for non-Maine residents — that’s tuition, fees, room & board)
  • Challenging, distinguished and innovative programs in the arts and sciences, teacher preparation, and other pre-professional fields
  • A small, friendly campus where students are the center of the universe
  • A place where caring professors work side by side with students — in research, creative endeavors, in the classroom and outside
  • An institution that offers unparalleled research opportunities — often at the level and depth found at graduate school
  • A campus of 1,800 bright, creative, independent-minded students who thrive on challenges
  • A college where students work hard but also enjoy kicking back and having fun — lots of fun
  • A warm-hearted, accepting community where it’s OK to be who you are.