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:
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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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