University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI)

181 Main St, Presque Isle, ME

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University of Maine at Presque Isle is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Presque Isle, Maine, which is a predominantly rural area. University of Maine at Presque Isle has an annual student enrollment of approximately 1,400.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Visual And Performing Arts

The school has an open enrollment policy, accepting all students that meet the requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, records, test scores, and personal statements may be requested for certain programs.

The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay nearly $8,000 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $19,000 annually. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $4,500. Some students at University of Maine at Presque Isle may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at University of Maine at Presque Isle through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Skiing (NCAA Division III)

Students can visit the University of Maine at Presque Isle website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, programs, admissions information, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates UMPI accepts. The details may include 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 Presque Isle is about 1,300, where graduate students make up roughly 15% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,600. 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 range estimates:
    • State Residents: $6,600-$7,900
    • Out-of-State: $9,900-$11,880
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $220-$260 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $330-$400 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$5,597
Receiving Student Loans68%$5,089

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Maine at Presque Isle may offer services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Maine at Presque Isle is approximately 31%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years14%
Graduating in 5 Years11%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

    Intercollegiate Athletics

    University of Maine at Presque Isle is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

    • Baseball (Division Iii Independents)
    • Basketball (Division Iii Independents)
    • Golf
    • Skiing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • 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

    Communications and Journalism


    English Language and Literature

    Health and Clinical Professions


    Interdisciplinary Studies

      Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Mathematics and Statistics

      Natural Resources and Conservation


      Public Administration and Social Services

      Recreation and Fitness Studies

      Security and Protective Services

      Visual and Performing Arts

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