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UMaine offers tuition-free courses for high school students

Aug 12, 2019

Orono — The University of Maine is offering a broad portfolio of over 80 on-campus courses and over 40 online courses in a wide range of academic disciplines to high school students.

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 Academ-e online and Aspirations on-campus early college courses offered this fall.

Through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and the University of Maine, tuition is waived for students of Maine public and home schools for up to six college credits per semester and 12 college credits per year. Fall classes start Sept. 3. Registration is open at umaine.edu/earlycollege.

Interested students and parents are encouraged to contact Allison Small, early college programs coordinator, 581-8004 or um.earlycollege@maine.edu.

 

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