The University of Maine at Fort Kent is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)), having been re-accredited in March 2016. A self-study prepared over a period of two years in preparation for the NEASC visit served as a self-assessment for the University throughout the re-accreditation process. The self-study document continues to guide UMFK's future.
University of Maine at Fort Kent has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: