University of Maine at Presque

Presque, Maine
4-year Public university


University of Maine—Presque Isle is a public institution established in 1903 with rural setting located at Presque Isle. It is ranked 29 in Regional Colleges North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges.Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,035 (2018); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,235 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,408. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#29 in Regional Colleges North
Location Presque, Maine
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1903
Selectivity Unselective
Size Small
1,414 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Liberal Arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $8,035
Outstate Tuition Fee $12,235
Room and Board Fees $8,406
$29,600 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


87% (Unselective) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$40 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.04 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

76 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$12,155 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$6,994 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $23,991
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
82% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Academic Scholarship
Total Worth $4,000
Eligibility Traditional Students
Minimum Criteria 1150 SAT, 25 ACT GPA: 3.0
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Allen Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details This scholarship is given to a high school graduate from the Caribou area, who will be a full-time student.
Ruby Ashby Snowman Memorial Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details The Snowman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student from the State of Maine majoring in education.


1,414 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
57% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
38% Students graduate within 6 years