University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK)

23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME

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University of Maine at Fort Kent, a public institution, offers a large number of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Fort Kent, ME, the school resides in a rural setting for students to study in. Approximately 1,100 students are enrolled per year at University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs University of Maine at Fort Kent offers:

  • Nursing Science
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Commerce

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Roughly 70 percent of all students that applied were admitted at University of Maine at Fort Kent, with 46 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay approximately $8,300 and out-of-state residents pay $19,000 for the year. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is about $4,400. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students should visit the website to see a complete list of programs offered, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants UMFK accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is about 1,600, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $6,600-$7,900 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $240 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$5,138
Receiving Student Loans62%$6,561

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Maine at Fort Kent may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Maine at Fort Kent is approximately 43%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years33%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2003)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2003)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Maine at Fort Kent is a Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

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