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Study at University of Maine At Fort Kent

University of Maine at Fort Kent, or UMFK, is a public liberal arts university. It was established in 1878 as a result of an Act signed by the governor of Maine, Selden Connor. UMFK is spread across a 54-acre campus at Fort Kent in Northern Maine. The university offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in a wide range of subjects. Online education is also available through UMFK. The programs of study at the university are offered through the following academic divisions:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Education
  • Natural and Behavioral Sciences
  • Nursing
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's athletics department is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Sunrise Conference of the NAIA. The mascot of the university is a Bengal Tiger, and the athletic teams are nicknamed the Bengals. Students compete in sports including basketball, golf, soccer, skiing, and volleyball.

Profile of University of Maine At Fort Kent

University of Maine At Fort Kent is in a quiet rural area, in Fort Kent, ME. The school is classified as a public college. Students at University of Maine At Fort Kent earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include education and teaching.

University of Maine At Fort Kent Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as University of Maine At Fort Kent offers open admission. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at University of Maine At Fort Kent are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 1, 269 students (952 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

University of Maine At Fort Kent makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Sunrise Conference for major sports.

University of Maine At Fort Kent Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching169elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Liberal Arts54liberal arts and sciences, social services, English
Nursing and Emergency Medicine38registered nursing
Business and Management14business, electronic commerce
Science7biology, biological and physical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering4computer support
Family and Social Work3public administration

Contact: University of Maine At Fort Kent

University of Maine At Fort Kent

23 University Drive

Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292

General Phone: (207) 834-7500

http://www.umfk. maine.edu

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