You + Your Students = The Right Fit for Farmington

Thank you for your interest in helping us connect with students who would be a good fit for Farmington. You and other Alumni-in-Admissions Ambassadors play a vital role in ensuring we receive applications from students who will thrive at Farmington.

Please use the resources on this site to familiarize yourself with some basic information about our national reputation, our academic programs, the benefits of our distinctive location, and key facts about the University. And as a graduate of Farmington, don’t hesitate to share your own positive impressions of the University with the college-bound people in your life, as well as some of the key details provided below.

Thank you again for providing the University with vital and much-appreciated support!

If you know of students you think would be the right fit for Farmington, please encourage them to:

  1. Arrange an Admissions visit
  2. Contact the Admissions staff member associated with your region
  3. Find out when UMF Admissions staff will be recruiting at a nearby college fair/event
  4. Complete the request for more information form
  5. Apply for FREE

UMF is

  • A 2020 “Top Public Regional College” – North (#5) — U.S. News & World Report
  • A 2020 “Best Value School,” Regional Colleges – North (#3) — U.S. News & World Report
  • A 2020 “Top Performer on Social Mobility,” Regional Colleges – North (#11) — U.S. News & World Report
  • A 2019 “Best Undergraduate College for Teaching,” Regional Colleges – North (#4) — U.S. News & World Report
  • A 2019 “Top 10 Bachelor’s College” — Washington Monthly
  • A 2018-2019 “Best College for Your Money” — Money magazine

See all of UMF’s National Accolades

Our Distinctive Location Provides Distinctive Outdoor Recreational Opportunities

UMF is the ideal University for students looking to integrate outdoor recreational activities with their education.

All full-time enrolled students at UMF receive a free season pass to nearby Titcomb Mountain, featuring alpine and cross-country skiing. Students also receive daily, in-season transportation to and from Sugarloaf, as well as highly discounted season passes. 

Located in Western Maine, we’re at the gateway to world-class skiing and snowboarding, and in the heart of the region’s best hiking, mountain biking, camping, rafting, canoeing, fly-fishing and kayaking. Sugarloaf and Maine’s High Peaks Region are only 50 minutes away. The scenic Sandy River, great for paddling and picnics, is just a five-minute walk from campus. The Whistle Stop Trail, a year-round pathway for running, biking, and cross-country skiing, is a five-minute drive away. Titcomb Mountain, featuring alpine and cross-country skiing, and mountain bike trails, is a two-minute drive from campus.

UMF’s Mainely Outdoors Program offers students a broad range of guided outdoor trips — everything from hiking Tumbledown and sections of the AT to stand-up paddling and kayaking — and low-cost rental gear to do it all.

Cost to Apply: Free

Student-to-faculty ratio: 13-to-1

Percentage of students who receive financial aid: 98%

Enrollment: About 1,650 students (about the same as Bates, Bowdoin, and Colby)

2020 Total In-State Cost (tuition, room & board, and fees):  $19,809 per year

2020 Total Non-Resident Cost (tuition, room & board, and fees): $30,657 (per year)

Average Financial Aid Package: About $15,000

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