FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington was recognized as a top 10 college in five separate categories by U.S. News and World Report.
According to a news release, UMF is ranked No. 4 in Best Value Colleges, No. 5 in Top Public Colleges, No. 6 in Best Regional Colleges as well as No. 2 both Best Colleges for Veterans and Top Performer in Social Mobility.
UMF Admissions Director Lisa Ellrich said it’s an honor to receive national-level recognition for more than 20 years.
“It’s an opportunity for us to know that we are going in the right direction,” said Ellrich. “What we are trying to provide for students is really working, and anytime you get outside recognition like that it reaffirms your goals and the way you are working towards things in able to succeed.”
Ellrich said they hope to continue to provide affordable opportunities and hands-on learning experiences to higher education and graduate students.