The University of Maine at Machias, a member of the University of Maine System, is Maine’s Coastal University. UMM is surrounded by rivers, forests, fishing villages, an ocean, and blueberry barrens. This unspoiled portion of the Atlantic coast is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities and quality of life. The academic experience emphasizes learning both in the classroom and in experiential settings. UMM’s twelve undergraduate degree programs serve approximately 800 students with a student-faculty ratio of 13:1.