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Warmest greetings from the International Admissions team at the 做厙腦瞳app!

First, we wanted to thank you for your interest in studying with us. We are always excited to recommend UMaine to new international students! The campus community here is welcoming, safe, and inclusive. Our UMaine professors are world-class, the staff is amazing, and everyone cares about the students wellbeing and long term success.

Why UMaine? Top reasons from our international alumni about why UMaine is a good choice:

Warmest greetings from the International Admissions team at the 做厙腦瞳app!

First, we wanted to thank you for your interest in studying with us. We are always excited to recommend UMaine to new international students! The campus community here is welcoming, safe, and inclusive. Our UMaine professors are world-class, the staff is amazing, and everyone cares about the students wellbeing and long term success.

Why UMaine? Top reasons from our international alumni about why UMaine is a good choice:

Located only 20 minutes from Bangor International Airport, the town of Orono offers a small college town atmosphere and is close to two national parks. The pristine nature, clean and refreshing air, zero traffic jams (except after a hockey or basketball game), and peacefully serene environment are perfect for studying and conducting research. No wonder Maine is known as Vacationland!

Learn what R1 means to UMaine and our students – . Did you know that only 3.7% of the degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the U.S. have the Carnegie R1 Classification?

12,000+ total students, ~600 international students from 80+ countries. 200+ degree programs at the bachelor, master’s, doctorate (doctoral) levels, and focus on research. Premier programs in engineering, business, computer science, marine sciences, forestry, and many more! See all our undergraduate majors on our find a major page.

Division I sports, including football, basketball, and our renowned field hockey and ice hockey programs. 200+ student clubs, state of the art , weekly International Coffee Hour organized by the International Student Association (ISA), as well as two annual international events CultureFest in the fall and DanceFest (International Dance Festival) in the spring semester.

Student Stories

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Ece Yeldan

As an international student at the 做厙腦瞳app, I can confidently say that my experience has been nothing short of extraordinary. From the moment I stepped onto campus, I was welcomed with open arms by faculty, staff, and fellow students, creating a warm and inclusive environment that quickly felt like home. One of the most remarkable aspects of being an international student at UMaine is the incredible diversity and cultural richness that permeates every facet of campus life. From engaging in thought-provoking discussions in the classroom to participating in vibrant cultural events and celebrations such as Culturefest and International…
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