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University of Maine at Fort Kent
University of Maine at Fort Kent 23 University Drive Fort Kent, ME 04743 Phone: (207) 834-7500
  • General Information
    About University of Maine at Fort Kent

    The University of Maine at Fort Kent will be a leading small public university in student success through quality academic programs and our hallmark experiential learning, which build upon our unique rural, environmental, and Franco-American cultural heritage. We are therefore committed to: Holistic development of students through active engagement in scholarly and co-curricular activities designed to support success of academic, personal, and social goals Affordable and accessible education High quality education by making academic excellence pervasive through strong liberal-arts based education, high impact teaching and learning strategies, and program accreditation Core and signature programs that transform students for ethical lives, productive careers, and responsible citizenship within a changing global community Expansion of educational programs through innovative technology and distance learning Academics centered around a hallmark of experiential learning incorporated in each program that builds upon our distinguishing characteristics of culture, rural environment, and international location as the foundation of a broad-based educational experience A sense of community through personalized faculty- to-student interactions and a small student-to-faculty ratio Development of a distinctly rural-based identity and sustainable practices through realization of the Center for Rural Sustainable Development mission Transformational learning through interactive study and immersion in Northern Maine’s pristine natural environment, historic community, and great outdoor sports and recreation Promoting our distinctive identity as the cultural and intellectual center of northern Maine Actively engaging in the revitalization of the unique Acadian and Franco-American heritage, culture, and language of the St. John Valley through the realization of the Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes mission Preparing successful students via quality of place, people, and education, thereby providing students with quality of life and work.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Rural: Remote
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 76%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,865
    Native American 38
    Asian 4
    African American 25
    Hispanic 13
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 569
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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