Founded in 1965, University of Maine at Augusta is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Augusta (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 51 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. UMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.