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University of Maine at Farmington

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
(207) 778-7050
Email address
School Information
"With enrollment at around 1,600 full-time students, UMF is about the same size as many of New England’s most selective private colleges and offers many of the same advantages, yet at a very affordable price — providing a tremendous college value in a spectacular natural setting. Established in 1864 as Maine’s first public institution of higher education, the University of Maine at Farmington is a founding member of The Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) an exclusive national group of public colleges and universities committed to providing superior liberal arts and sciences education" (Source: The school has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Furthermore, 33 undergraduate degrees, 28 majors, and 17 fields of study are offered.
General Information
The university has not yet implemented Critical Race Training, however it is likely that this will be a future next step. At this time, UMF has created a DEI Strategic Plan. A curriculum restructuring is underway as part of the overarching goals for the University of Maine system. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Admissions Policies
  • As part of its "Student Success" initiative, UMF states that it will "harness data to help advise, retain, educate and graduate a diverse study body."
Disciplinary Measures
  • The Diversity and Inclusion Action Team at UMF seeks "to connect with and learn from campus members in order to proactively proclaim UMF identity as a place of safety, anti-racism and inclusion." The Team also provides support for those who "have encountered a bias or hate speech incident."
  • On September 28, 2020, UMF's Diversity and Inclusion Action Team sponsored an event titled "What Black Lives Matter Means."
  • UMF provides an "Anti-Racist Educational Resource Guide" and states, "Consider this guide a starter kit to deepen your awareness of systemic anti-Black racism and to learn from Black voices, artists and organizations about the civil rights issues facing us today."
Last updated January 30th, 2024
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