Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Annual cost based on a typical full-time load of 30 credits per year, a double room, and a 14-meal plan:

Charge Maine Resident Canadian Resident Non-Resident/Out-of-State/New England Regional
Tuition $7,350 $7,350 $11,760
Mandatory Fees $1,235 $1,235 $1,235
Room and Board $7,864.20 $7,864.20 $7,864.20
Books and Supplies 1 $900 $900 $900
Student Health Insurance 2 $2,264 $2,264 $2,264
Annual Estimated Total $19,613.20 $19,613.20 $24,023.20

1The cost for books and supplies is an estimate. Your costs may vary.
2Students who have Health Insurance coverage may request a waiver by providing proof of insurance.

Changing financial conditions, state legislative action and other considerations may necessitate adjustment of charges and expenses. The University reserves the right to make such adjustments to the charges and expenses as may from time to time be necessary in the opinion of the Board of Trustees up to the date of final registration for a given academic term. Students acknowledge this reservation by the submission of an application for admission or by registration for courses.

Tuition & Fees Estimator

Tuition and Enrollment Fees

Description Charge Basis Amount Per Semester
(Based on 15 credit hours)
(Based on 15 credits per semester)
Maine Resident Tuition Per credit hour $245.00 $3,675.00 $7,350.00
Canadian Resident/New England Regional Tuition Per credit hour $245.00 $3,675.00 $7,350.00
Non-Resident Tuition Per credit hour $392.00 $5,880.00 $11,760.00
Online Fee:
Mandatory fee charged for all online courses. The fee is used to support technical infrastructure and enhance the quality of programming and the student online learning experience.
Per credit hour
Student Activity Fee
Fee charged to all students who have at least one class at the Presque Isle campus. All funds generated by the Student Activity Fee are administered by the student government. The revenue generated is used to fund educational, cultural, social, and recreational activities. This fee allows students to attend University sponsored activities free or at a reduced rate. Activities include speakers, performances, dances, etc.
Enrolled for 7 or more credit hours $85.00 $85.00 $170.00
Enrolled for less than 7 credit hours $42.50 $42.50 $85.00
Unified Student Fee
Fee charged to all students. This fee is used to cover fixed costs of providing educational services that may not be directly related to the number of credit hours for which a student is enrolled. This fee supports activities such as student services, the operation of facilities, and instruction-related technologies.
Per credit hour for Presque Isle campus classes $31.00 $465.00 $930.00
Per credit hour for on-line and off-campus classes $20.00 $300.00 $600.00
Gentile Hall Fee
Fee charged to all students who have at least one class at the Presque Isle campus. The fee gives students access to Gentile Hall fitness center.
Enrolled for 9 or more credit hours $45.00 $45.00 $90.00
Athletic Fee
Fee charged to all students who have at least one class at the Presque Isle campus. All of the funds generated by the Athletic Fee are administered by the student government. The revenue generated is used to support U.M.P.I.’s athletic program.
Enrolled in 10 or more credit hours $22.50 $22.50 $45.00
Enrolled in less than 10 credit hours $11.25 $11.25 $22.50
Health Insurance Matriculated students who are enrolled in 9 or more credits hours must have health insurance coverage. Each year students are billed the premium for University provided health insurance. If a student already has health insurance coverage, they may request a waiver from the University insurance by providing the University Business Office with proof of insurance. Spouse or family coverage is also available. Students who are enrolled for less than 9 credit hours and wish to purchase the health insurance may do so by contacting the Business Office. For more details visit our insurance agent’s web site at Annual premium
Aug. 1 through July 31
Second Semester Premium
Jan. 1 through July 31
Course/Lab Fees
Some specialized courses have mandatory course or laboratory fees. These fees can range from $10.00 to $200.00.
Per class Variable Variable Variable
Distance Learning Course Support Fee
Charged for classes offered off-site of the UMPI campus and for classes broadcast via interactive television.
Per credit hour $12.00
Distance Learning Technology Fee
Charged for classes broadcast via interactive television.
Per credit hour $6.00
Personalized Learning Assessment Fee
This is a one-time fee charged to all new matriculated students.  The fee is used for a program which allows students to track their individual progress through all stages of their academic programs and majors, develop unique learning portfolios demonstrating their achievements, and document their curricular and co-curricular achievement at the university. Personalized learning assessment, electronic portfolios, faculty evaluation, and student advisement are just a few of the other features provided to students and their faculty.
One-time, first semester only $100 $100 $100

Room and Board

Room Type Charge Basis Amount Annual
Double or Triple Room Fall @ (80) $2,000.00 $4,500.00
Spring (100%) $2,500.00
Medical Single Fall @ (80) $2,000.00 $4,500.00
Spring (100%) $2,500.00
Skyway Fall @ (80) $2,000.00 $4,500.00
Spring (100%) $2,500.00
Meal Plans 1 Charge Basis Amount Annual
19 Meals + $200 declining balance dollars Per Semester Fall: $1,440.00
Spring: $1,800.00
14 Meals + $250 declining balance dollars Per Semester Fall: $1,495.20
Spring: $1,869.00
10 Meals + $250 declining balance dollars Per Semester Fall: $1,444.00
Spring: $1,805.00
YourPace Program Charge Basis Amount Annual
AP YourPace Per 8 week session $1,400.00 $5,600.00

1A meal plan is required for students residing in on-campus housing (Emerson, Park, or Merriman Halls).

Other Fees

Description Charge Basis Amount
Installment Plan Fee
A fee charged to students who elect to pay university charges using a payment plan.
Per Payment Plan $30.00
Insufficient Funds Fee
Charged when a check is returned for insufficient funds.
Per occurrence $25.00
Late Payment Fee
Charged to students whose University bill is past due.
Monthly $25.00
Parking Fee
Vehicles that will be parked at any time on the UMPI campus are required to be registered with the campus Security and Safety Office.
Annual $10.00
Reinstatement Fee
A fee is charged to students who petition to have courses re-instated after courses have been cancelled for non-payment.
Per occurrence $50.00

Books and Supplies

Students are responsible for their books and supplies which may be purchased in the university bookstore online by clicking here. Payment for books is expected at the time of purchase. The cost of books for a full-time student (12 – 15 credit hours) is approximately $500.00 per semester.