University of Maine offering summer courses tuition-free for qualified high school students
Orono, Maine — Through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and the University of Maine System, tuition is waived for all qualified high school students in Maine to cover full tuition for up to 12 college credits per year. Registration is open for summer at https://umaine.edu/earlycollege/.
Starting May 13 the University of Maine will offer summer courses suitable for rising high school juniors and seniors. Interested students and parents are encouraged to contact Allison Small, Early College Programs Coordinator, 207.581.8004; firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the application process.
Classes are taught by world-class UMaine faculty and meet general education requirements of the University of Maine System, as well as the majority of colleges nationwide. Students across the state will benefit from the flexibility and variety of live (in Belfast and Orono) and online early college courses offered this summer. Over 50 courses are available to qualified high school students in a variety of formats.
The following are selected disciplines from which courses are offered:
Child Development and Family Relations
Early college courses are available at the University of Maine campus in Orono, the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast, and online. For more information, contact Allison Small, Early College Programs Coordinator, 581.8004; email@example.com
About the University of Maine: The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and 67 countries. It currently enrolls 11,240 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers 35 doctoral programs and master's degrees in 85 fields; more than 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.
Early College Programs Coordinator
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