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Apply to UMaine IEI Program

If you plan on applying for a degree program at UMaine (bachelor, master or PhD program), please apply directly to the program and do not submit this application. 

Outside Maine

Immigration Support Needed

Inside Maine

No Immigration Support Needed

Processing Time

Due to the high volume of applications, it might take 2 to 3 weeks of processing time. Please email us at if you have any questions.

UMaine System Employees

Employees and their dependents can take IEI classes and use the employee/dependent tuition waiver benefits for IEI classes. Contact us for more information.

UMaine Graduate Students

Graduate students can use assistantship or fellowship funding to take IEI courses, if approved by their advisor. Contact us for more information.

Students who do not meet the language proficiency requirement but have a strong academic record may be admitted conditionally. Conditionally admitted students are automatically forwarded to the Maine Bridge Program coordinator who will evaluate the student’s placement in the Maine Bridge Program.

IEI Estimated Costs

ExpenseItem1 Session2 Sessions3 Sessions4 Sessions
Fixed ExpenseCourse Fee$2,640$5,280$7.920$10,560
Fixed ExpenseStudent Fees$23$46$69$92
Fixed ExpenseHousing & Food$3,198$6,396$9,596$12,792
Estimated ExpenseInsurance$532$1,064$1,596$2,128
Estimated ExpenseBooks/Supplies$120$240$360$480
Estimated ExpensePersonal/Recreational$200$400$600$800
Fixed Expenses do not change.
Estimated Expenses change depending on individual student.
You can use our customizable budget sheet to better understand what your IEI costs will look like.

  • Application Deadline: February 9
  • Arrival: March 14
  • Orientation: March 15
  • Classes Start: March 18
  • Classes End: May 3

  • Application Deadline: March 19
  • Arrival: May 30
  • Orientation: May 31
  • Classes Start: June 3
  • Classes End: July 26

  • Application Deadline: July 14
  • Arrival: August 27
  • Orientation: August 28-30
  • Classes Start: September 3
  • Classes End: October 25

  • Application Deadline: September 15
  • Arrival: October 24
  • Orientation: October 25
  • Classes Start: October 28
  • Classes End: December 20

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