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!

  • EXPECT the unexpected

    EXPECT the unexpected

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

  • Get the VIP Treatment

    Get the VIP Treatment

    Whether you need information fast or a friendly guide through the admissions process, providing you with excellent customer service is our top priority. Learn More

  • Cutting-edge Programs

    Cutting-edge Programs

    We offer high-demand degree programs–preparing you for careers in everything from healthcare to computer science–and the latest state-of-the-art technology support your learning. Learn More

  • Your Journey. YourPace.

    Your Journey. YourPace.

    We offer fully online degrees (Bachelor’s and a Master’s) that are affordable, flexible, and allow you to complete your coursework at your own pace. 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

UMPI is 100% test-optional. No SAT/ACT scores required to apply!

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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