Transfer to the University of Maine System

Finish faster by applying transfer credits to your degree.

Thinking of transferring to a school within the University of Maine System? Maybe you want to transfer from one of our seven universities to another, maybe you are thinking of changing majors or maybe you want to transfer from a school that is out of state or elsewhere. Finishing your degree is all about “fit” and finding the right school for you. Regardless of where you have come from, we can help you achieve your goals when you enroll in one of over 100 programs, degrees and certificates offered throughout the system. No matter where you are coming from, we want you to be a part of the University of Maine System family. 


How to get started on your path to earning a college degree:

The University of Maine System has qualified staff to answer your questions about going to college, help you figure out what’s your next best step, answer questions about the FAFSA (External Site) form and to help navigate your journey back to college. Contact one of our University of Maine System navigators to learn more programs, certifications, transferring college credits and so much more!

Each of our seven campuses has a transfer student specialist who helps you to transfer your coursework. If you know which institution you would like to move to within the system, contact one of our transfer specialists for more specific information.

If you have taken courses at another University of Maine System school: The college you want to transfer to can evaluate and potentially apply those credits and courses to your current program and degree path.

Once you have enrolled: Your transfer school will do a degree audit and will apply past credits that qualify towards your degree. Check out our frequently asked questions page or our general transfer student page for more comprehensive information.

If you are still undecided about which school is right for you: The first step will be to talk with someone at your chosen college who specializes in credit from other institutions or a University of Maine System navigator.

The next step will be to search for course equivalencies (Intranet Portal) to estimate how your past college courses may transfer into your new institution and/or degree program. Be sure to search for programs that you may be interested in and see how far along you are toward finishing your degree.

If you want to finish the degree you have already started or a similar degree: Contact an admissions counselor at the school you have decided to attend or a University of Maine System navigator for next steps.

If you are unsure whether you want to complete the degree you started: Check out our career insights tool.

Now that you have decided on which University of Maine institution is the right fit for you: Apply through our universal application form!