University of Maine-Fort Kent

23 University Dr, Fort Kent, United States
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Overview of University of Maine-Fort Kent

About this school

U Maine at Fort Kent, founded in 1878, is a public university. Its 52-acre campus is located in Fort Kent, in northern Maine.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,760
    • Men:505 (28.7%)
    • Women:1,255 (71.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Maine at Fort Kent is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
23 University Drive
City, State, Zip
Fort Kent, ME  04743-1292
Phone
(207) 834-7600
Fax
(207) 834-7609
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
97% of 572 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 370 applicants were admitted
Men
97% of 202 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
357 (64%) of 556 admitted students enrolled
Women
261 (73%) of 360 admitted students enrolled
Men
96 (49%) of 196 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
489 average |410-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
Sat Critical Reading
400 average |450-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
41%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
67%
• Score 12 - 17
17%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,115|Out-of-state: $12,315
  • Room & Board: - $7,910 (76.72162948593598%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (9.699321047526674%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,400 (13.579049466537342%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Maine at Fort Kent accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002041
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
116 (89.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
93 (80.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
93 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
43 (46.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$10,644
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 87 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,647
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 65 (69.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,549
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2 (2.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (5.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,964

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
478 (82.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
389 (81.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
389 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
194 (49.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$11,258
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 334 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,324
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 316 (81.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,704
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 6 (1.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (4.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,813

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,096
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,143

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


34

Part-Time Faculty


59

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


16%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 65% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
114,800

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Maine at Fort Kent provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


20.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


28.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


33.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (13)


  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


2,488

Nearest Metropolitan Area


52 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
-1.6 average low in January, 71.9 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
62 mile(s) from campus in Presque Isle
Nearest Bus Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Caribou
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


29% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


71%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Bengal Tiger
School Colors
Green, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Maine at Fort Kent offers drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, student nurses organization, student teachers educational professional society, student senate, student activities board, dorm council

Sororities


3% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


582

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,760
Women
1,255
Men
505

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 3.4% Black/African-American
  • 3.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.7% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


4.3% from 26 countries

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources