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FY 21 Tuition & Housing Fees

Tuition rates are assessed by credit hour and vary depending upon residency of the student:

Undergraduate Tuition Rate:
Maine Residents $245 per credit hour
Out of State $592 per credit hour
*NEBHE Undergraduate $392 per credit hour
Canadian Undergraduate $245 per credit hour
**Out of State Web $306 per credit hour
Graduate Tuition Rate:
Maine Residents Graduate $432 per credit hour
Out of State $540 per credit hour
*NEBHE Graduate $713 per credit hour
Canadian Graduate $432 per credit hour

 

*New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) rates are available to residents of the New England states for programs of study included in the New England Regional Student Program. Please see the NEBHE Programs tab above for more information.

**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 – more information in the tabs above) and other educational costs are approved annually for each of the seven campuses of the University of Maine System by the Board of Trustees. Tuition and fees may be amended between the time of registration and the beginning of Fall classes pending annual Board review.

Differential Tuition

Differential Tuition will be charged per credit hour for the following programs; it replaces traditional course fees:

  • Architecture: $115 additional per credit hour
  • Dental Hygiene: $325 additional per credit hour
  • Dental Assisting: $100 additional per credit hour

The Maine Welcome Program

In accordance with the University of Maine System 50 State College Dream Completion Program, UMA will offer in-state tuition status to any U.S. college student who has been admitted to UMA and displaced by a COVID-19-related permanent closure of a U.S. institution of higher education. Details can be found here.

UMA Housing

Fall of 2020, UMA is will offer limited, affordable housing to full-time students attending the Augusta campus. Located in Hallowell, just over the Augusta city line, the historic Stevens Hall is a renovated and preserved building, set high on a hill facing the Kennebec River. More details can be viewed here.

Stevens Hall Full Term Thru Thanksgiving
Single Bedroom (in a multi-bedroom suite) $3,715.00 $2,972.00
Double Bedroom (in a multi-bedroom suite) $3,075.00 $2,460.00
Studio $4,100.00 $3,280.00
Erskine Hall
Single Bedroom (in a multi-bedroom suite) $3,715.00 $2,972.00
Double Bedroom (in a multi-bedroom suite) $3,075.00 $2,460.00
Studio $4,100.00 $3,280.00
Studio Multiple $2,800.00 $2,240.00

Direct Deposit

UMA offers the option to enroll in direct deposit for student refunds. Step-by-step instructions are available here.

Payment Plan

UMA offers an extended payment plan to assist students and their families’ budget more effectively to meet college costs.

Multi-Campus Students

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.

General Fees

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.

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. Tuition and fees may be amended between the time of registration and the beginning of classes pending annual Board review.


Mandatory Fees (required of all students)

Unified Fees – Augusta/Bangor/Web: $32 per credit hour.
This fee supports activities such as student services, the operation of facilities such as student and fitness centers, and student-utilized, instruction related technologies.

Unified Fee – Lewiston/Auburn: $14 per credit hour.

Unified Fee – Sites & Centers: $14 per credit hour.

Distance Learning Fee – Distance: $12 per credit hour.
All (live, ITV, CV) distance courses held at sites & centers and receive campuses of UMA.

Distance Learning Fee – Online: $12 per credit hour.

Distance Learning Technology Fee: $ 6 per credit hour.
Assessed to students attending ALL courses at (only) sites & centers of UMA.

Student Activity Fee (Fall & Spring terms only): $2.25 per credit hour.
A student approved mandatory fee that is administered by the Student Government Association for educational, cultural, social, and recreational purposes. Changes to this fee require the approval of the student body, University President, Chancellor, and Board of Trustees.


Student Health Insurance

Fall: $2,264 for coverage 8/1/2020 through 7/31/2021

Summer/Spring: $1,314 for coverage 1/1/2021 through 7/31/2021

Mandatory for all students enrolled in 9 or more credit hours or exception programs unless the student already carries their own coverage. For more information, please visit our Student Health Insurance page.

To learn about the full plan benefits, print an ID card, or find a doctor/hospital/pharmacy, please navigate to: https://www.gallagherstudent.com/ums

Students may waive or enroll in the health insurance by visiting: https://www.gallagherstudent.com/ums


Major Fees

Some degree majors require additional fees to cover costs specific to that major.

Music Major Fee: $75 per semester (Fall & Spring only)


Other Fees (charged when appropriate):

Advanced Deposit (non-refundable): $50

EDU Task Stream License Fee: $139 one-time fee charged upon acceptance to an EDU minor or certificate program

Late Payment Fee: $50 per semester

Payment Plan (non-refundable): $30 per semester

Installment Payment Plan Late Fee: $10 per late installment

Non-Negotiable Check Fee: $25 per check

Reinstatement Fee (non-refundable): $50

Shelter Institute Posting Fee: $50 per test

*For a complete listing of exam fees, contact the Advising Office or visit Testing and Assessment

Course Fees

Approved course fees are hereby listed in their entirety for the 2021 Academic Year; not all courses may be offered during the current term. Please consult your Course Guide for current term course listings.

Course fees are applied to specific courses to assist with covering extraordinary costs associated with offering that course. Course fee amounts represent the flat fees charged per course, unless otherwise indicated. Course fees are not subject to reimbursement after the add/drop period. Please contact Student Financial Services for more information.

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
ART 100 Introduction to Studio Art $ 70
ART 109 Photographic Vision & Digital Discovery $ 70
ART 112 2-D Design $ 70
ART 113 3-D Design $ 70
ART 115 Drawing I $ 70
ART 140 Introduction to Digital Imaging $ 70
ART 143 Color Photography I $ 70
ART 202 Electronic Arts I $ 70
ART 203E Art Photography Now $ 70
ART 209 Silkscreen and Relief Printmaking $ 70
ART 210 Intaglio Printmaking $ 70
ART 215 Drawing II $ 70
ART 219 Sculpture I $ 70
ART 221 Painting I $ 70
ART 227 Watercolor Painting I $ 70
ART 228 Watercolor Painting II $ 70
ART 229 Metal Sculpture $ 70
ART 235 Photography I $ 70
ART 251 Ceramics I: Introductory Hand-Building $ 85
ART 261 Creative Bookmaking $ 70
ART 289 Topics in Art $70
ART 294 Independent Study in Studio Art $ 70
ART 302 Electronic Arts II: Snd Vid & Web $ 70
ART 307 Color & Light $ 70
ART 308 Medium and Large Format Photo $ 70
ART 309 Intermediate Printmaking $ 70
ART 310 Portrait Photography $ 70
ART 315 Drawing III $ 70
ART 319 Sculpture II $ 70
ART 320 Contemporary Studio Practice & Theory $ 70
ART 321 Painting II $ 70
ART 330 Graphic Storytelling Form & Practice* $ 70
ART 335 Photography II $ 70
ART 340 Documentary Photography $ 70
ART 351 Ceramics II: Intermediate Clay Working $ 85
ART 394 Independent Study in Studio Art $ 70
ART 402 Electronic Arts III: Interact $ 70
ART 409 Advanced Printmaking $ 70
ART 415 Figurative Studies $ 70
ART 419 Advanced Sculpture $ 70
ART 420 Senior Seminar $ 70
ART 421 Advanced Painting $ 70
ART 430 Senior Project $ 70
ART 435 Advanced Photo $ 70
ART 451 Ceramics III: Advanced Clay Working $ 85
ART 489 Topics in Art $70
ART 494 Independent Study in Studio Art $ 70

*This course is cross listed with ENG 330 and INT 330

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
AUD 219 Intro to Audio Recording $60
AUD 319 Advanced Audio Technology $60

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
AVI 100 Commercial Drone School $500.00
AVI 141 Private Pilot Ground School $460.00
AVI 142 Private Pilot Flight $17,245.25
AVI 241 Instrument Rating Ground $595.00
AVI 242 Instrument Rating Flight $16,501.00
AVI 341 Commercial Pilot Ground $494.00
AVI 342A Commercial Pilot Flight (Part A) $6,029.00
AVI 342B Commercial Pilot Flight (Part B) $5,537.00
AVI 343A Commercial Pilot Flight (Part A) $7,081.00
AVI 343B Commercial Pilot Flight (Part B) $13,732.50
AVI 352E Commercial Airplane Add-On (6 Credits) $16,756.50
AVI 441 Flight Instructor and Instrument Ground $915.00
AVI 442 Flight Instructor and Instrument Flight $15,260.00

The above listed fees are the total of the average flight fees, manuals, and other assorted aviation fees for each listed course. Please contact the Student Financial Services Office for a full breakdown of the fees. Aviation flight time is based on national averages. Some students may require more flight time to complete the course. Fees are non-refundable.

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
BIO 100 Human Biology $35
BIO 110 General Biology I $35
BIO 111 General Biology II $50
BIO 115 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I $35
BIO 116 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II $35
BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology $35
BIO 265 Veterinary Microbiology $50
BIO 321 Microbiology $75
BIO 340 Integrated Anatomy & Physiology II $50
BIO 360 Advanced Forensic Science I* $50
BIO 361 Advanced Forensic Science II* $50
BIO 420E Molecular Genetics Laboratory $100
BIO 490 Perspectives on Global Health $900

*These courses are cross-listed with FOC courses.

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
CHY 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry $25
CHY 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry (Web Section) $10
CHY 108 Allied Health Chemistry $25
CHY 112 Chemistry Life Science Lab $25
CHY 115 General Chemistry I $50
CHY 116 General Chemistry II $50
CHY 117 Intro to Organic and Biochemistry $50
CHY 211 Organic Chemistry I $50
CHY 211B Organic Chemistry I Lab $50
CHY 212 Organic Chemistry II $50
CHY 212B Organic Chemistry II Lab $50

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
CIS 100 Intro to Computer Applications $20
CIS 101 Intro to Computer Science $20
CIS 110 Programming Fundamentals $20
CIS 131 Web Applications $20
CIS 135 Intro to Info Sys & App Dev I $20
CIS 210 Programming Concepts $20
CIS 212 Intro to Visual Basic Program $20
CIS 214 Intro to Java Programming $20
CIS 215 Intro to C++ Programming $20
CIS 220 Information Technology Hardware & Software $20
CIS 221 Operating Systems: Linux $20
CIS 225 Introduction to Health Informatics $20
CIS 231 Java Script $20
CIS 240 Networking Concepts $20
CIS 241 Routing and Switching Essentials $20
CIS 245 Wireless Networking $20
CIS 255 Database Design $20
CIS 312 Adv Visual Basic Programming $20
CIS 314 Adv Java Programming $20
CIS 330 Systems Analysis $20
CIS 334 PHP and MySQL $20
CIS 335 Systems Development: ASP $20
CIS 338 Content Management Systems $20
CIS 339 Web Development Frameworks $20
CIS 340 Scaling Networks $20
CIS 341 TCP/IP $20
CIS 350 Database Management $20
CIS 351 Database Management Systems: Oracle $20
CIS 352 Data Visualization $20
CIS 354 Algorithms & Data Structures $20
CIS 394 Independent Study in Computer Information Systems** $20
CIS 410 Software Engineering $20
CIS 440 Network Security $100
CIS 450 Data Mining $20
CIS 460 Computer and Culture $20
CIS 470 Project Management $20
CIS 475 Advanced Health Informatics $20
CIS 494 Independent Study in Computer Information Systems** $20

*This course is cross-listed with BUA.
**The fee is charged unless an exception is approved for all students in a course section. The Provost Office approves exceptions.

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
CYB 510 Research Methods $50
CYB 530 Project Management in Cyber Security $50
CYB 563 Incident Response $50
CYB 570 Cybersecurity Program Management $50
CYB 576 Network Security Management $50
CYB 583 Database & Application Security $50
CYB 585 Capstone $50
CYB 595 Capstone $50

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
FOC 360 Advanced Forensic Science I** $50
FOC 361 Advanced Forensic Science II** $50

**These courses are cross-listed with BIO.

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
EDU 395 Field Experience Seminar $75
EDU 490A-M Student Teaching (7-12) $200
EDU 491 Student Teaching Element K-8 $200
EDU 492 Student Teaching (K-3) $200
EDU 493A-M Student Teaching (K-12) $200

*EDU Task Stream License Fee: $139 one-time fee charged upon acceptance to an EDU minor or certificate program

Subject No. Title Apprived FY21
ENG 330 Graphic Storytelling Form & Prac* $70

*This course is cross listed with ART 330 and INT 330

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
FRE 203 Intermediate French I $60
FRE 204 Intermediate French II $60
FRE 305 Language and Culture of the Francophone World I $60
FRE 306 Language and Culture of the Francophone World II $60

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
SCI 110 Environmental Science $35
SCI 115 Introduction to the Marine Sciences $35
SCI 115 Introduction to the Marine Sciences (Web Section) $10

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
GEY 101 Physical Geology $25
GEY 103 Environmental Geology $25

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
HTY 365 Camden Conference: International $50

 

Subject No. Title
HUM 389 Topics in Humanities $950
HUM 389H Topics Humanities $950

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
ILS 100 Introduction Library Info Careers $15
ILS 101 Foundations of Info & Lib Sci $15
ILS 109 Information Literacy $5
ILS 150 Intro to Ref Services & Mater $15
ILS 175 Cataloging & Technical Processes $15
ILS 201 Library Services to Teens $15
ILS 202 Library Materials & Services for Children $15
ILS 203 Survey of Health Science Resources $15
ILS 225 Intro to Library Information Technology $15
ILS 250 Collection Development $15
ILS 289 Topics in Info & Library Science $15
ILS 299 Library Assistant Practicum & Capstone (80 hours) $20
ILS 306 Librarian as Teacher $15
ILS 312 Intro Archives & Manuscripts $15
ILS 325 Digital Library Technology $15
ILS 350 Advanced Librarianship $15
ILS 365 Web Page Design $15
ILS 385 Engagement and Advocacy $15
ILS 412 Digital Preservation for Cultural Institutions $15
ILS 441 Information Brokering and Other Entrepreneurial Options for Library/Media Professionals $15
ILS 442 Library Management $15
ILS 450 Global Librarianship $15
ILS 499 Sr Capstone Internship or Advanced Research $30

*Subject designator was previously LIB.

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
INT 330 Graphic Storytelling Form & Prac* $70
INT 330H Graphic Storytelling Form & Practice $70
INT 352 Data Visualization $20

*This course is cross listed with ART 330 and ENG 330

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
ISS 210 Intro to Information Systems Security $100
ISS 220 Security Risk Management $20
ISS 232 Intro to Cyber Forensics $100
ISS 250 Auditing IT Infrastructures $20
ISS 260 Cloud Security $100.
ISS 264 Wireless and Mobile Security $100
ISS 282 Cybersecurity Operations $100
ISS 310 Information Security Architecture $100
ISS 320 Security Monitoring $100
ISS 332 System Forensics I $100
ISS 340 Computer Security $100
ISS 350 Databases & Database Security $20
ISS 360 Incident Response $100
ISS 385 Malware Analysis $100
ISS 410 Cyber Security I $100
ISS 412 Cyber Security II $100
ISS 432 System Forensics II $100
ISS 434 Mobile Forensics $100
ISS 450 Secure Software Design $20
ISS 452 Internet and Web Security $20
ISS 470 Information System Security Management $20

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
MLT 103 Phlebotomy $ 100
MLT 203 Clinical Chem II & Immunology $ 100
MLT 204 Clinical Microbiology $ 100
MLT 205 Immunohematology $ 100
MLT 206 Hematology/Coagulation $ 100
MLT 395 Hospital Practicum $ 100

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
MUS 100 Recital Lab $32.50
MUS 107 Chorus $60
MUS 108 Concert Band $60
MUS 115A Basic Applied Music: Sec $209.50
MUS 115B Private Music Lessons $405.50
MUS 116A Applied Classical Music $209.50
MUS 116B Applied Classical Music $405.50
MUS 141 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 141H Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 142 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 151 Music Performance Ensemble(s) $101.50
MUS 151N Freshman Ensemble I (Non-Majors) $101.50
MUS 152 Freshman Ensemble II $101.50
MUS 152N Freshman Ensemble II (Non-Majors) $101.50
MUS 219 Intro to Audio Recording * $60
MUS 243 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 244 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 253 Sophomore Ensemble I $101.50
MUS 253N Sophomore Ensemble Sequence $101.50
MUS 254 Sophomore Ensemble II $101.50
MUS 254N Sophomore Ensemble Sequence $101.50
MUS 262 Woodwind Techniques $405.50
MUS 263 Brass Techniques $405.50
MUS 264 String Techniques $405.50
MUS 265 Percussion Techniques $405.50
MUS 266 Vocal Techniques $405.50
MUS 271 Digital Music Systems $60
MUS 272 Electronic Dance Music Production $60
MUS 300 Applied Music Synthesis $60
MUS 319 Advanced Audio Technology * $60
MUS 345 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 346 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 355 Music Performance Ensemble(s) $101.50
MUS 356 Junior Ensemble Sequence II $101.50
MUS 447 Applied Music: Major Instrument $206.50
MUS 448 Senior Concert $206.50
MUS 457 Senior Ensemble Sequence I $101.50
MUS 458 Senior Ensemble Sequence II $101.50

* These courses are cross-listed with AUD

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
NUR 220 Concepts $50
NUR 301 Health Assessment Through Lifespan $75
NUR 303 Pharmacology for Nurses $50
NUR 305 Health Assessment Through Lifespan $25
NUR 310 Foundations of Nursing $100
NUR 311 Foundations of Nursing Lab $160
NUR 312 Adult Health I $185
NUR 315 Caring for Families $185
NUR 326 Caring for Aging Adults $50
NUR 332 Hands on Healing: Reiki $25
NUR 356 Comm and Global Health Clinic $110
NUR 412 Caring for Adults II $185
NUR 450 Holistic Nursing Clinical Prac $110
NUR 499W Senior Seminar $25

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
PHY 115 General Physics I $ 25
PHY 116 General Physics II $ 25
PHY 116H General Physics II $ 25

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
UAS 220 UAS Design, Assemb & Maint Fix $500
UAS 230 UAS Desgin & Bldg Rotary Wing $500
UAS 310 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Lab $300
UAS 420 UAS Fund of Photogrammetry $500
UAS 420E UAS Funds of Photogrammetry $500

 

Subject No. Title Approved FY21
VTE 113 Small Animal Care & Handling $250
VTE 116 Dentistry for Veterinary Tech $300
VTE 123 Clinical Laboratory Methods $200
VTE 128 Radiology $300
VTE 200L Clinical Lab Methods Lab $400
VTE 210L Small Animal Care & Hand Lab $400
VTE 224L Surgical Nursing and Anesthesia Lab $200
VTE 228L Radiology Lab $400
VTE 314L Large Animal Care & Hand Lab $400
VTE 325L Adv Vet Surgery and Anesthesia II Ia $200
VTE 326L Dentistry for Vet Tech Lab $400

Cost of ITV Courses: Costs for an ITV course may vary from campus to campus, depending upon the campus hosting or broadcasting the course.

NEBHE Programs

The New England Board of Higher Education’s Regional Student Program permits qualified residents of the New England states to study with reduced tuition in specified programs at New England public institutions of higher education. The following UMA programs are NEBHE-qualified for students from these states:

Associate Programs

Clinical Laboratory Technology VT
Jazz & Contemporary Music/Jazz Studies CT,MA,NH,VT
Information & Library Science* CT,MA,NH,RI,VT
Mental Health and Human Services NH,VT

*Instruction delivered via distance education.

Bachelor’s Programs

Applied Science (B.A.S.) MA,VT
Bachelor Architecture CT,RI,VT
Aviation CT, NH, RI
Cybersecurity CT, MA, NH, RI, VT
Dental Hygiene CT,MA,NH,RI,VT
Jazz and Contemporary Music RI
Justice Studies RI
Information & Library Science* CT,MA,NH,RI,VT
Mental Health and Human Services CT,NH,VT
Veterinary Technology CT, MA, RI, VT

 

Canadian Residents: Please note that Canadian residents qualify for a reduced out-of-state tuition rate.

The entire NEBHE Tuition Break catalog, providing additional programs and institutions, is available here.