Apply to Unity

Here are the steps you need to know

Unity College is the premier environmentally focused college in the country known widely for: our first in the nation divestment from fossil fuels; cutting edge decision making; 100% focus on the environment; sustainable physical plant; and 23% enrollment growth over the last three years. Unity College has certainly lived up to its reputation as America’s Environmental College.

The admission process at Unity College is highly personalized. We look forward to hearing YOUR story and help you on your way.

If you already have a bachelor’s degree and are interested in our masters or certificate programs, please click here.

Undergraduate Admissions

Whether you are a first-year student or a transfer, from the U.S. or abroad… if you are serious about the environment, we are seriously interested in you!

We will review not only your academic record, but your extracurricular and co-curricular involvement, work experience, special talents, and personal essay as well.  We want to get to know YOU.

Unity College accepts applications on a rolling basis, year-round,  as long as space is available. But we do have preferred deadlines that help assure more time to work with you, and offer you opportunities to maximize your admission and scholarship potential.

We look forward to receiving your application and helping you discover how our community may be the right fit for you!

Spring Admission December 15
Early Action for Fall December 15
Regular Admission for Fall February 15
Final Admission Deadline (as space allows) August 1

The above dates are recommended to guarantee placement for accepted students, but applications may be considered on a space-available basis beyond these dates.

First-Year Student Application Process: In 3 Steps 

  1. Submit one of our FREE applications online.
  2. Explore our required courses and have your official school transcript(s) sent directly from your school to:

Unity College Admissions
43 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, Maine 04988
Fax: 207-512-1212

  1. Sign up for your personalized visit experience!
  2. Apply for Financial Aid (Optional)
    Please complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible to maximize all sources of financial aid, including federal grants and loans. We are happy to provide you with a personalized financial aid package, as well as financing options.  Spring students should complete the 2017-18 FAFSA. Fall students should file the 2018-19 FAFSA.

PS: Unity does not require standardized test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission, but we do encourage you to submit them if they are available, as these may assist us in better evaluating your candidacy for admission, your scholarship potential, and your course placement.

Return on investment!

We are committed to your success. In fact, according to our recent 2014 alumni survey, 98% of 2013 graduates who responded were either in graduate school or employed full time.


Tuition rates at Unity College are 18% below the national average. All students are automatically considered for merit scholarships. NO separate scholarship application is required.  Awards ranging up to $13,000 a year are available.

Contact Us

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Unity College Admissions

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Guest Students

A guest student is one who is not pursuing a degree (non-matriculating) at Unity College but wishes to take courses for credit.  Please complete this form.