Mission Statement

Located on the northernmost border of Maine, the University of Maine at Fort Kent is a career‐focused campus offering relevant, experiential, academic programs and services with personalized attention. UMFK’s diverse student population enjoys the opportunity to live and learn in a beautiful, natural setting and a caring, friendly atmosphere where they thrive as engaged members of the community.

Vision Statement

UMFK will transform students into professionals who have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to meet the evolving demands of a modern workforce.


Our Community
Our close relationship and integration with the community is key to our success.

Our Student Experience
Every student deserves a positive college experience and the ability to shape that experience.

Our Students’ Career Aspirations
Every student deserves the best possible preparation for a successful and rewarding career and life.

Our Campus Climate
Cultivating and respecting inclusion, diversity, trust, and social responsibility provides a safe and supportive environment for all learners and employees.

Our Impact
Transformative, experiential education provides learners with a springboard for personal, intellectual, and professional growth.

Our Natural Setting
Beautiful outdoor surroundings and four distinct seasons facilitate opportunities for learning, exploration, and enjoyment.

Our Collaborations
Mutually beneficial partnerships are key to our sustainability and exceptionality.

Our Ingenuity
We embrace our small size and nimbleness to respond to fast‐changing higher education and workforce contexts.