Take the Next Step

We’re so excited that you’re considering the University of Maine at Presque Isle! As a student at UMPI, we want your experience to be anything but ordinary! So what makes UMPI extraordinary? Our Learning Environment, Our Student Engagement and Our Location!

No matter what stage of life you are in, we can help you take the plunge into higher education and put you on YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS!

  • The Way It Should Be

    The Way It Should Be

    We’re taking a bold step toward college accessibility with FREE and significantly reduced tuition for eligible, first-time Maine students. Learn More

  • VIP access

    VIP access

    We’re waiting to roll out the red carpet for you–stop by for a campus visit and experience first-hand why we’re the right fit for you! Read More

  • Up Close and Personalized

    Up Close and Personalized

    At UMPI, you have a voice and choice in your education and you graduate with a portfolio that showcases the skills you’ve gained to share with future employers. Find out more about UMPI’s Personalized Learning. Read More

  • Do you wanna build a snow cave?

    Do you wanna build a snow cave?

    Our professors are involved in tons of research and community service and our students often get to help out–like when the city library asks for a snow cave and our Art Program steps up to make it happen. Read More

  • Proud Owls

    Proud Owls

    We’re proud of our owl heritage, but it’s about more than just a mascot–it’s a way of symbolizing our students’ growth throughout their education. Read More

Why should you choose UMPI?

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an institution of opportunity where every student has the ability to thrive and succeed. We specialize in hands-on learning and providing access to real-world career experience. Want to know more? Here we are, by the numbers:

  • Number of students, even in intro courses


  • Undergraduate student population


  • Number of student clubs and organizations


  • Varsity Athletic programs
    (7 men's, 7 women's)


  • Cost per credit hour


  • Cups of coffee consumed during finals week (per person, estimated)


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