First-Year Student

If you are in high school or have never attended a college or university, this is where your academic journey begins. Learn about our application process, deadlines, and requirements.


If you are currently in college or have taken courses at another postsecondary institution, it’s easy to transfer to UMFK. Learn about applying, transferring credits, and more.


UMFK offers a master’s degree in nursing. If you are finishing or have already finished your bachelor’s, we invite you to learn about the program and the admissions process.


Canadian students have historically been an integral part of the greater UMFK community, which boasts a rich Acadian culture shared with our Canadian neighbors to the north.


With students from over two dozen nations, UMFK is a diverse & welcoming community. Learn more about applying if you’re not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Veterans & Military

UMFK is dedicated to providing a comprehensive array of flexible programs and support services for veterans, active military personnel, and their family members.

Adult & Continuing Studies

Complete your degree around your busy life with programs that include in-person and online courses as well as flexible schedules. Get started!

We Mean Really Affordable

Through a combination of low tuition and financial aid, UMFK can provide you with one of the most affordable educations not only in Maine, but in the entire country. We offer free tuition for qualifying Maine residents, as well as an array of financial aid options, including grants and scholarships.


2020 Best Bang for Your Buck in the Northeast (Washington Monthly)


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Promise Program

A scholarship that fully covers tuition and fees for eligible Maine residents

Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).