We have designed our application process to be as straight-forward and simple as possible. Please use the checklists below to help guide you through the process. U.S. Students – 2 or 3 simple steps:
- First-Time Students- provide official high school transcript of GED and a letter of recommendation from either a teacher or school counselor.
- Transfer Students- provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities you’ve attended. (If you do not have 60 earned and transferable credits, you must also provide your high school transcripts.)
International Students – 5 simple steps:
- Complete the Common App.
- Provide high school and college transcripts to (World Educational Services-WES) for evaluation.
- Complete an essay.
- Proved a letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor.
- Take TOEFL exam in home country. A minimum score of 197 computer-based/530 paper-based, and 71 internet-based is required in order to be considered for admission. Students may be admitted with a TOEFL lower than 530 if acceptable proficiency in English can be demonstrated. UMPI also accepts IELTS with a score of 6.0. Students who come from English-speaking countries can have this requirement waived.
Teacher Certification – 3 simple steps:
- Submit the UMaine System Application.
- Provide official copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
- Send 2 letters of recommendation.
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Once you have submitted your completed application, we may request additional materials such as an essay or request that you come to an interview.