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Study at University of Maine At Presque Isle

The University of Maine at Presque Isle, also known as UMPI, is part of the University of Maine System. It was established as Aroostook State Normal School in 1903. It was renamed as University of Maine at Presque Isle after its merger with University of Maine System in 1968. It is situated in Presque Isle. UMPI offers courses in business, recreation, social and life sciences, education, and natural sciences. The campus is spread across an area of 150 acres.

UMPI's athletics division sponsors more than 10 varsity sports teams. They participate in a wide variety of sports including cross-country running, soccer, basketball and Nordic skiing. The sports teams are nicknamed as the Owls. The university has a campus radio station called the WUPI as well.

Profile of University of Maine At Presque Isle

The campus of University of Maine At Presque Isle is in Presque Isle, ME, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at University of Maine At Presque Isle include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. University of Maine At Presque Isle is known for its programs in education and teaching.

University of Maine At Presque Isle Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.


University of Maine At Presque Isle has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 1, 533 students enrolled (1, 263 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

University of Maine At Presque Isle offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Division II Independents and Division III Independents.

University of Maine At Presque Isle Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching171elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching, education courses, health teaching, science teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts42liberal arts and sciences, English, sociology, history courses, political science, interdisciplinary studies, social services
Business and Management27business, accounting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17athletic trainer, parks and recreation management, health and fitness, parks and recreation studies
Family and Social Work13social work
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counselling6psychology
Fine Arts5fine arts
Medical Support and Technology3medical lab tech
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental studies
Media1communication studies
Art Studies0art studies

Contact: University of Maine At Presque Isle

University of Maine At Presque Isle

181 Main St

Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888

General Phone: (207) 768-9400

http://www.umpi. maine.edu

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