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About University of Maine at Fort Kent

University of Maine at Fort Kent is a public, state school in an rural setting in Fort Kent, Maine. University of Maine at Fort Kent was founded in 1878 and now enrolls around 1,625 students a year, including 1,625 undergrads.

University of Maine at Fort Kent offers housing for up to 0 students. Most students live off campus,.

University of Maine at Fort Kent's endowment was valued at $3.055 million in 2021. The institution spends around $6,357 for each full-time student enrolled. For each full-time professor, there are about 16 undergraduates enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent.

2021 University of Maine at Fort Kent Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 100%
Average GPA 3.2
Mean ACT score 18
Mean SAT score 975
In-State Tuition $7,350
Out-of-State $11,760

University of Maine at Fort Kent Regular Decision Deadline 2022

University of Maine at Fort Kent Early Admission

University of Maine at Fort Kent does not offer early decision or early action.

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University of Maine at Fort Kent Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into University of Maine at Fort Kent. University of Maine at Fort Kent admitted 100% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 599 applications received in 2021, 598 students were offered admission.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Waitlist 2021

University of Maine at Fort Kent reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into University of Maine at Fort Kent?

University of Maine at Fort Kent is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of Maine at Fort Kent, applicants must submit the following items.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
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GPA and Test Scores for University of Maine at Fort Kent

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 975. The mean ACT score for University of Maine at Fort Kent students is 18.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Does University of Maine at Fort Kent Require the ACT or SAT?

University of Maine at Fort Kent is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 71% submitted the SAT. 4% submitted the ACT.


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Does University of Maine at Fort Kent Provide Student Housing?

Yes! University of Maine at Fort Kent provides on-campus housing for students.

University of Maine at Fort Kent students are active in the school's Student Nurses Organization, Student Teachers Educational Professional Society and Student Senate. Quebec City Carnival Field Trip, Scarecrow Festival, and and Spring Formal are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Financial Aid at University of Maine at Fort Kent

University of Maine at Fort Kent meets 77% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Maine at Fort Kent full-time are awarded $11,338 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is University of Maine at Fort Kent a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Maine at Fort Kent

About 68% of students who start at University of Maine at Fort Kent come back for their second year of college. Out of the 94 students who started at University of Maine at Fort Kent as first-time freshman, 28 graduate within four years.

University of Maine at Fort Kent's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 47%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 85% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $26,790 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Maine at Fort Kent sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Maine at Fort Kent a good school for you?

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Where is University of Maine at Fort Kent Located?

University of Maine at Fort Kent is located in the rural setting of Fort Kent, Maine.

If you want to see University of Maine at Fort Kent for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Fort Kent, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Northern Maine Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Maine at Fort Kent and Fort Kent are like without leaving home.

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College Info

23 University Drive Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292

Campus Setting: Rural

University of Maine at Fort Kent Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Maine at Fort Kent is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Maine at Fort Kent is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Maine at Fort Kent ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

34 and Above

Good

19 to 34

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Maine at Fort Kent is 18. Students with an ACT score of 34 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Maine at Fort Kent. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 34 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Maine at Fort Kent SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

890 - 1030

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Math SAT Range

430 - 510

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 530

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1030 and Above

Good

890 to 1030

Avg

890 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Maine at Fort Kent students is 975. Applicants with SAT scores of 1030 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Maine at Fort Kent, while applicants with SAT scores between 890 to 1030 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 890 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Maine at Fort Kent.

University of Maine at Fort Kent Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,254

In State

$22,664

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,350
$11,760
Fees
$1,154
$1,154
Housing
$8,750
$8,750
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Maine at Fort Kent is like? There are approximately 1,625 students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent. 33% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from ME and 17% percent of students are from other states.

33%

Full Time

67%

Part Time

83%

In State

17%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,625

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,504

Out-of-State

$12,914

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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