College—the way it should be. That’s how it is at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. What do we mean by that? Well, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…
Our formula for your success is that Great Academics + Personalized learning + Real-World Experiences = Maximum Opportunities for your success. (And did we mention the small class sizes, the professors who know your name, and the incredible support you receive from everyone here?)
We want you to do what you love and love what you do. Study abroad, travel to different U.S. cities for workshops, conferences, and student trips, get great professional experiences in your chosen career field, and play year-round in Maine’s amazing natural environment.
Free For Four Award: All first-time, full-time Pell-eligible Maine residents receive FREE tuition & fees (saving nearly $8,000 per year).*
For Maine Families Award: Other eligible Maine residents may receive significant reduction of tuition and fees ($3,084 or more in financial aid grants and awards).**
AND Out-of-state and International students pay just $11,995 in tuition and fees.
UMPI is taking a bold step toward college affordability and accessibility for Maine students and families, offering the state's first comprehensive program that provides free and significantly reduced tuition for eligible Mainers. Our goal is to expand affordable access, promote four-year degree completion and support our students’ transition to the Maine workforce.
Want to talk to someone directly about this? Contact our Office of Admissions at 207-768-9532 or send them a quick note at