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University of Maine at Fort Kent is a public institution situated in Fort Kent, Maine. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of UMFK.

526 Full-Time Undergraduates
$7,350 Avg In-State Tuition

Where Is University of Maine at Fort Kent?


Contact details for UMFK are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292
Phone: 207-834-7500

Can I Afford UMFK?

$7,350 In-State Tuition
59% Take Out Loans
11.2% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time UMFK students paid $245 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $392 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $7,350 $11,760
Fees $1,125 $1,125
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000
On Campus Room and Board $8,010 $8,010
On Campus Other Expenses $2,500 $2,500

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UMFK, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $6,101 a year. That adds up to $24,404 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMFK is 11.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Undergraduate Student Diversity

526 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,624 undergraduate students at UMFK, with 526 being full-time and 1,098 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 526 full-time undergraduates at UMFK, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Maine at Fort Kent students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 42
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 358
International Students 63
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

Geographic Diversity

Maine students aren't the only ones who study at University of Maine at Fort Kent. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 19 countries are represented at UMFK. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Jamaica, Canada, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at University of Maine at Fort Kent

678 Took All Classes Online
1,116 Took At Least One Class Online
22.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,116 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMFK has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UMFK

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Maine at Fort Kent was 22.8%. This is the #873 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMFK regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Hospital & Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 2 0 2
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 0 1 1
TOTAL 2 1 3


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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