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For Parents

Grad with parentsThe University of Maine System offers a variety of academic settings, each with its own style, unique environment, and ways of learning. Each of our universities is committed to providing our students with the support they need to succeed and reach their career potential.


Academic Program Search  – Learn about the academic programs at our seven universities and find out which campuses best meet the interests of your child.

College Ready! – Help your child prepare for success at Maine’s public universities.

Life on Campus

Living on Campus – Find out how and when to apply for on-campus housing at each of our universities* and the cost options for meal plans.

University of Maine at Presque Isle

University of Southern Maine

*The University of Maine at Augusta does not provide on-campus housing.

Campus Tours – One of the best ways to determine which University of Maine System campus is right for your child is to visit and engage with the students, faculty, and staff who make up the University community.

Paying for College

What does it cost? – Compare the costs of attending our seven universities. Once your child has selected a university, use our tuition calculators to estimate what it will cost.

Is my child eligible for financial aid? – Find out if your child qualifies for Federal financial aid or campus-based financial aid.

A Career After College

It’s never too early to plan for the future!  That’s why each college within the University of Maine System is dedicated to empowering its students to identify and reach their career goals after graduation. Visit our Career Services page to learn more.