Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
umfinaid@maine.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002053 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,985 (91.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,437 (72.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,429 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
424 (29.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$16,665
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,406 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,080
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,029 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,998
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 253 (17.7%) of aid recipients
688 (31.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,569
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,357 (80.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,794 (75.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,728 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,177 (24.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$15,370
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,555 (96.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,612
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,633 (76.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,746
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 601 (12.7%) of aid recipients
2,694 (34.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,990
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,421
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Private Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Current Students
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,273
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