Summer courses tuition-free at UMaine for high school students

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 6:45pm

ORONO — 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; allison.small@maine.edu to learn more about the application process.

Classes are taught by 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.

More than 50 courses are available to qualified high school students in a variety of formats.

The following are selected disciplines from which courses are offered:
Biology
Pre-calculus
Chemistry
Child Development and Family Relations
English
History
Leadership Studies
Literacy
Mathematics
Psychology

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; allison.small@maine.edu

For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.