Eastern Maine Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,760

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,660

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,567

44.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

28.3%

122 Graduates

About

Eastern Maine Community College is a higher education institution located in Penobscot County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Eastern Maine Community College were .

In 2017, 399 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Maine Community College. 51.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (352 degrees), 35.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Maine Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,654 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Maine Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,654 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,660.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,760

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Eastern Maine Community College was $2,760. The cost of tuition at Eastern Maine Community College is $-4,654 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,660

2017 Value

17.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Eastern Maine Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,660. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Eastern Maine Community College grew by 17.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,130

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Maine Community College was of $8,130 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Eastern Maine Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8% with respect to 2016, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

17.2%

2016 Default Rate

122

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Maine Community College was 17.2%, which represents 122 out of the 708 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Eastern Maine Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,567 students enrolled at Eastern Maine Community College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Maine Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Maine Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Maine Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Maine Community College has a total enrollment of 2,567 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Maine Community College is 1,145 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,422. This means that 44.6% of students enrolled at Eastern Maine Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Maine Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.3% White, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.48% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Black or African American, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.584% Asian, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern Maine Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (48.3%), followed by White Female (39.7%) and Two or More Races Male (1.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Maine Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,567 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Maine Community College is 1,145 and the part-time enrollment is 1,422. This means that 44.6% of students enrolled at Eastern Maine Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eastern Maine Community College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Eastern Maine Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,163

  2. Two or More Races

    47

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    38

The enrolled student population at Eastern Maine Community College is 84.3% White, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.48% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Black or African American, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.584% Asian, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 220 students (8.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 9 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Maine Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Eastern Maine Community College are white (352 degrees awarded). There were 35.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Maine Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Eastern Maine Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Maine Community College are Software developers (427,971 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,216 people), Other managers (124,924 people), Computer programmers (115,467 people), and Computer & information systems managers (102,720 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Maine Community College are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Maine Community College are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Eastern Maine Community College are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Maine Community College are Computer Systems Design (492,493 people), Construction (118,132 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (84,776 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (75,569 people), and Banking & related activities (69,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Maine Community College are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eastern Maine Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Maine Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 195

  2. 204

In 2017, 195 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Maine Community College, which is 0.956 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (204).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Maine Community College in Welding Technology, which is 14 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Eastern Maine Community College in Medical Office Assistant, which is 11.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from Eastern Maine Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eastern Maine Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.82% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    352 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Maine Community College is white (352 degrees awarded). There were 35.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (10 degrees).

2.51% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    179 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    173 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Eastern Maine Community College is white female (179 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (173 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Maine Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $810k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $196k (24.3%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Eastern Maine Community College had a total expenditure of $18.9M. Of that $18.9M, they spent $8.26M on salaries and $18.9M on benefits.

Eastern Maine Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Eastern Maine Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Maine Community College are: Management, with 17 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$810k

2017 Endowment

0.351%

growth from 2016

Eastern Maine Community College has an endowment valued at about $810k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Maine Community College grew 0.351% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.85M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $980k - Federal

  2. $997k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Eastern Maine Community College received $980k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $997k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$8.26M

Salary Expenditure

$18.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Eastern Maine Community College had a total expenditure of $18.9M. Of that $18.9M, they spent $8.26M on salaries and $18.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Eastern Maine Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.26M

2017 Salaries

0.000387%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Eastern Maine Community College paid a median of $8.26M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($18.9M) and a 0.000387% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.96% decline from 2015 and a 0.685% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.53M

Instructional Salaries

64

Number of Employees

In 2017, Eastern Maine Community College paid a total of $3.53M to 64 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Maine Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Maine Community College were Management with 17 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Maine Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Eastern Maine Community College.

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