Machias Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Machias

University of Maine at Machias
Four or more years; Public; $18,480 average out-state tuition; $6,840 average in-state tuition


Machias /məˈtʃaɪ.əs/ is a town in and the county seat of Washington County in downeast Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 2,221. It is home to the University of Maine at Machias and Machias Valley Airport, a small public airport owned by the town. The word Machias roughly translates in Passamaquoddy as "bad little falls", a reference to the Machias River. Machias is best known as the site of the first naval battle of the American Revolution.

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