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University Of Maine At Fort Kent

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.

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Contacting 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

University of Maine at Fort Kent Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching147elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Liberal Arts63English, liberal arts and sciences, social services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine52registered nursing
Business and Management15business, electronic commerce
Science10biology, biological and physical sciences
Family and Social Work4public administration
Computer Science and Engineering1computer support

Number of programs and degrees for University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree24612
Associate's degree461

University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Maine at Fort Kent had a total enrollment of 1,269 students (987 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 84%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 16%
20-21 14%
22-24 23%
25-29 17%
30-34 7%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

University of Maine at Fort Kent Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 75 %

University of Maine at Fort Kent Room and Board (2007)

University of Maine at Fort Kent offers campus housing for 235 of its 987 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Fort Kent, Maine for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maine Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,413
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,023
Room and board $ 6,940
Room charge $ 4,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,940
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
University of Maine at Fort Kent participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 204100)

University of Maine at Fort Kent Faculty

University of Maine at Fort Kent has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$70,3442*
Associate professoracademic year7$54,3273$59,300
Assistant professoracademic year7$47,4787$44,571
Instructoracademic year0*1*
Lectureracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year23$57,49114$50,869

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Sunrise Conference

University of Maine at Fort Kent Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Science
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%University of Maine at Fort Kent Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%University of Maine at Fort Kent Dorm rooms per full-time student

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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