Six Simple Steps to Apply to UMAs B.Arch Program

In this section you will find information regarding the application process for our undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture degree program, as well as information regarding financial support.

Rolling Admissions Now Open

Because of the importance our program plays in northern New England, UMA/ARC has developed admissions requirements for a variety of new, transfer, and alumni students. Depending on your status, we have tailored an application process to you.

Review the B.Arch Admission Criteria to understand YOUR specific application requirements.

Complete the University of Maine System application online.

Current UMA students should use the Change of Program Form.

Please note: There is no fee for submitting the Change of Program form.

UMA alumni applying for readmission should download the Readmission Application.

International students should download the Short-Form International Student Application.

To download applications, you must have
Adobes free Acrobat Reader installed on your computer.

Checks should be made payable to UMA.

High School & GED/HiSET  If you have a copy of your transcripts or GED/HiSET scores, just attach them to your Application Form. Otherwise, call your high school or GED/HiSET Test Location and ask them to send transcript or scores directly to the address below.

College – Contact any colleges where you have taken courses and have them send an Official Transcript (no faxes or photocopies) directly to the address below.

Please Note: Some students are required to take academic placement testing prior to the admission review. Please refer to our Responsible Admission Policy.

*If you are a current student or alumni of UMA your transcripts are already on file.

Download the Recommendation Forms. Two are required, at least one from a teacher who knows you well.

We want to understand YOUR creative potential for success in our program. Go to our Design Document Page to read about your choice: submit a Portfolio or the UMA Artistic Review Challenge.  Either is accepted; the choice is offered so that you can select which submission works best for YOU.

The Portfolio or Artistic Review Challenge is mailed directly to:

Department of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture Application
Handley Hall
331 Water St., Augusta, ME 04330

All materials EXCEPT your Design Documents should be sent to:

Application Processing
University of Maine System 
PO Box 412
Bangor, ME 04402-0412

Questions?  Please call our admissions staff!  We are ready to help!

Admissions Staff

Katherine Trask
Associate Director of Enrollment & Admissions
(207) 621-3140

Gail Pelletier
Enrollment Services Admissions Coordinator

Financial Aid Info

Financial Aid Welcome Page