University of Maine, Fort Kent (UMFK)

Fort Kent, ME

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University of Maine, Fort Kent

University of Maine, Fort Kent

University of Maine, Fort Kent Student Essentials

University of Maine, Fort Kent Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bengals
Website: www.umfk.maine.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $7,575
Out-of-State Tuition: $17,535
Retention Rate: 64%
Enrollment: 1,769
Year Established: 1878

About UMFK

University of Maine – Fort Kent is one of the smallest schools in the University of Maine system. Fort Kent’s programs of study mainly consist of professional majors, with a particular focus on wildlife and environmental careers. Fort Kent also provides comprehensive financial services for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Fort Kent awards bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in such professional fields as:

  • Applied Forest Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • E-Business
  • Environmental Studies
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Zoology

Fort Kent also offers a select number of arts and science majors in such subjects as:

  • Art
  • English
  • French
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences

One of Fort Kent’s most outstanding offerings is its Trio Services program. Through Trio, low-income and other disadvantaged students receive additional support in their education. This support includes financial aid, help with study skills and other sources of academic and personal support.

For admissions to University of Maine – Fort Kent, students should submit an application (fee required), a personal essay and transcripts or GED scores. Fort Kent also offers several partial tuition scholarships, which usually require a minimum ACT score of approximately 20-22 and a minimum SAT score of about 1000.

UMFK Location

University of Maine, Fort Kent
23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743


Getting Around UMFK

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Fort Kent, ME

Winter
Dec
25
6
Jan
19
-5
Feb
24
-3
Spring
Mar
33
9
Apr
47
26
May
61
37
Summer
Jun
71
47
Jul
75
53
Aug
74
51
Fall
Sep
65
42
Oct
52
31
Nov
38
22

UMFK Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,769
Freshman Class 199
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,769

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 81%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 1%
African American 2%
Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%
Women 61%
Men 39%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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