Welcome to UMA Rumford!

UMA Rumford Center is one of eight UMA centers around Maine where people can take courses, pursue degrees, and receive all the support they need to earn a degree close to home and on schedules that fit into their family and work lives. Courses are taught by faculty on-site, online, and via videoconferencing.


  • UMA Rumford has served the western Maine mountains for more than 30 years.
  • We also provide support services for students living in the Oxford Hills region.
  • We have distance learning sites in Bethel and South Paris.
  • We provide local access to more than 60 full degree and certificate programs.
  • We offer small class size, personalized services, tutoring in math and writing, and Osher scholarships.
  • 500+ courses offered online, via videoconferencing as well as onsite.

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UMA Rumford Center Nursing Simulation Lab
UMA Rumford Center’s Nursing Simulation Lab

Students can complete the Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) right at our Rumford Center!

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