A Life-Changing Education is More Affordable Than You Think

Be adventurous in awe-inspiring northern Maine by earning your degree at UMFK — one of the nation’s most affordable universities.

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An Adventure You Can Afford

At UMFK, you’ll benefit from small classes, internships, and research opportunities in top programs, such as nursing, environmental studies, forestry, and more. Plus, you’ll have access to outdoor adventure and real-world learning opportunities in the nearby North Maine Woods. In addition, we offer affordable tuition and numerous scholarships and other financial aid opportunities.

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Ratio of students to faculty

Up to $5K

Potential merit scholarship amount


Countries represented on campus


Students who receive financial aid

Outdoor Adventure

Campus is located near the North Maine Woods, one of the largest temperate forests in the nation. With hiking, camping, snowshoeing, and more, it’s four seasons of fun when you’re a student at UMFK.
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So Much to Do

From student clubs and USCAA athletics to campus events, it’s easy to get involved when you’re a Bengal. There are even more student activities when you live in a residence hall. Crocker Hall even allows pets!

Real-World Facilities

Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities like our 1,800-square-foot John Lisnik Nursing Simulation Center, which we share with the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

5 Minutes

That’s how long it takes to travel to Canada from campus, meaning the world is at your doorstep at UMFK.

Among the Best

In its latest rankings, U.S. News & World Report named UMFK the #18 regional public school in the North


Promise Scholarship provides free tuition and fees for eligible Maine students. There are also scholarships just for out-of-state students and in-state tuition for eligible Canadian students.

Year One

Get ready for success at UMFK with specialized courses and one-on-one support in the First Year Experience program.

Learn. Innovate. Find. Engage.
Discover what’s possible at UMFK.

University of Maine at Fort Kent

23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743
1 (888) 879-8635

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