Maine's Public UniversitiesUniversity of Maine at Presque Isle
Providing students with opportunities for intellectual, cultural, and outdoor adventure. Commitment to renewable energy demonstrated by being among the first campuses in the East to install a large-scale wind turbine.
What They Say:
“We offer extraordinary value, our faculty and staff know you by name, and we encourage you to learn while completing projects that benefit the community.”
Our 150-acre campus is located in the heart of northern Maine. If you love to explore the great outdoors and value the comfort and safety of small city life, you’ll feel right at home.
More than 70 percent of our 1,500 students receive merit- and need-based financial aid, making your degree more affordable and reducing post-graduation debt.
To learn more or to apply, visit www.umpi.edu.
The University was founded in 1903 as the Aroostook State Normal School. In 1971 it was renamed as The University of Maine at Presque Isle.
Adventurous learning offers students opportunities – through personal discovery and individual adventure – to develop the skills and self-confidence to succeed in life.
UMPI was the first university in the state to install a mid-size wind turbine. In its first year, it produced 680,000 kilowatt hours of electricity, creating more than $100,000 in annual energy savings.
UMPI freshman, Welly Ramsey, was the first skier from the University to compete in the NCAA National Skiing Championships held in Stowe, VT.
Small class sizes mean you'll really get to know your professors. And they'll get to know you.
The Campus Center is a hub for student activities and fun.