Tuition rates are assessed by credit hour and vary depending upon residency of the student:
|Maine Residents||$228 per credit hour|
|Out of State||$551 per credit hour|
|*New England Board of Higher Education||$365 per credit hour|
|Canadian||$365 per credit hour|
|**Out of State Web||$285 per credit hour|
*New England Board of Higher Education rates are available to residents of the New England states for programs of study included in the New England Regional Student Program.
**Students residing outside the state of Maine (including ILS students) pay a reduced tuition rate of 125% of in-state tuition for ALL online courses at UMA (this includes ILS and non ILS courses offered by UMA).
Tuition, fees (such as mandatory and variable fees) and other educational costs are approved annually for each of the seven campuses of the University of Maine System by the Board of Trustees– Student Charges FY 2017. Tuition and fees may be amended between the time of registration and the beginning of Fall classes pending annual Board review.
UMA offers the option to enroll in direct deposit for student refunds. Step-by-step instructions are available here.
UMA offers an extended payment plan to assist students and their families’ budget more effectively to meet college costs.
Tuition, fees and other educational costs are approved annually for each of the seven campuses of the University of Maine System by the Board of Trustees. UMA students enrolled in classes hosted by other University of Maine campuses should consult that campus for information pertaining to tuition and fee amounts, billing, refund policies, and dates.
1098-t Tax Forms
1098-t forms are provided to students for tax reporting purposes at the end of January each year. A step by step guide to accessing the 1098-t through the Student Center Portal is available here. For more questions on reading the 1098-t, please visit the FAQ page on Maine.edu. If you have additional questions, please call the Student Financial Services Office at 207-621-3412.
The Fine Print
The financial requirements of the University, changing costs, state and legislative action, and other matters may require an adjustment of charges and expenses. The University reserves the right to make such changes at any time. The applicant acknowledges this by submitting application for admission or registering.