University of Maine at Presque Isle

181 Main St, Presque isle, ME 04769-2888
Tel: (207)768-9400
Public | 1,445 students
The University emphasizes professional programs and a balanced curriculum that promotes a strong foundation in the arts and sciences. Undergraduate study includes a variety of majors leading to baccalaureate degrees in teacher education, career and professional fields, health and human services, arts and sciences, and the natural environment. Other opportunities include associate degrees, articulated transfer arrangements with campuses of the University of Maine System, non-degree certificates, and continuing education for practicing professionals.

School Overview:

University of Maine at Presque Isle
CountyAroostook County, ME
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
63 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,445 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
845 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
600 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
1%3%
% Black
1%6%
% White
91%84%
% Two or more races
5%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$7,300$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$17,260$24,744
 

School Notes:

  • The University of Maine at Presque Isle, a publicly supported, baccalaureate institution located in northern Maine, provides broad educational opportunities for a diverse student body, with particular reference to the people of its region and state.
  • The University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1400 traditional and non-traditional students with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. One of seven autonomous campuses within the University of Maine System, UMPI combines liberal arts and selected professional programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire community. The University has adopted a learning focus that permeates the curriculum, student life, even the classrooms themselves. It is adventurous learning--intellectual, cultural, and outdoor adventure in an extraordinary natural and cultural environment. This adventurous learning provides opportunities for personal discovery and individual adventure so that students develop the skills and self-confidence to succeed in life.
  • The University of Maine at Presque Isle seeks to facilitate the continuing discovery of self and ongoing development of the whole person through a challenging curriculum, experience-based co-curricular activities, and adventurous learning opportunities.
  • The University of Maine at Presque Isle is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., which is one of six nationally recognized regional accrediting associations and is the official accrediting agency for schools and colleges in the six New England states. Institutional membership in the Association indicates that the University of Maine at Presque Isle has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.
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