Tuition-free online courses offered for qualified high school students

Through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and University of Maine, tuition is waived for all qualified high school students in the state to cover full tuition for up to six credits per semester and 12 college credits per year. 

UMaine will offer online courses suitable for high school juniors and seniors starting Sept. 3. Registration is online. Interested students and parents are encouraged to contact Allison Small, Early College programs coordinator, 581.8004;, to learn more about the application process.

Classes are taught by world-class 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 online early college courses offered. More than 40 courses are available to qualified high school students in a variety of formats.