University of Maine at Augusta

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,510

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,627

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

4,416

32.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

13.5%

25 Graduates

About

University of Maine at Augusta is a higher education institution located in Kennebec County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Maine at Augusta were Liberal Arts & Sciences (118 degrees awarded), Psychiatric Services Technician (110 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees).

In 2016, 700 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Augusta. 75.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (613 degrees), 16.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $6,510, which is $-17,905 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $6,510, which is $-17,905 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,627.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,510

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta was $6,510. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $-17,905 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$8,627

2016 Value

2.38%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Maine at Augusta had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,627. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Maine at Augusta grew by 2.38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maine at Augusta was of $7,200 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Augusta received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.92% with respect to 2015, when 61% 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.

17.1%

2015 Default Rate

280

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Augusta was 17.1%, which represents 280 out of the 1642 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

University of Maine at Augusta 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 4,416 students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maine at Augusta 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 University of Maine at Augusta 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 University of Maine at Augusta in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maine at Augusta has a total enrollment of 4,416 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,436 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,980. This means that 32.5% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Augusta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.8% White, 2.45% Two or More Races, 1.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.45% Hispanic or Latino, 0.974% Black or African American, 0.589% Asian, and 0.0906% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.6%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (1.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,416 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,436 and the part-time enrollment is 2,980. This means that 32.5% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

2016 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 University of Maine at Augusta was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), University of Maine at Augusta had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,435

  2. Two or More Races

    108

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    74

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 77.8% White, 2.45% Two or More Races, 1.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.45% Hispanic or Latino, 0.974% Black or African American, 0.589% Asian, and 0.0906% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 651 students (14.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 362 more women than men received degrees from University of Maine at Augusta. The majority of degree recipients at University of Maine at Augusta are white (613 degrees awarded). There were 16.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta is Liberal Arts & Sciences (118 degrees awarded), followed by Psychiatric Services Technician (110 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Maine at Augusta, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (28 degrees awarded), Health (311 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 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 University of Maine at Augusta are Registered nurses (1,250,367 people), Miscellaneous managers (168,877 people), Medical & health services managers (145,075 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (135,619 people), and Police officers (131,369 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (28 degrees awarded), Health (311 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (5 degrees), and Protective Services (35 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Other Sales Workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (28 degrees awarded), Health (311 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (5 degrees), and Protective Services (35 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 University of Maine at Augusta are Hospitals (1,441,135 people), Elementary & secondary schools (341,255 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (339,028 people), Outpatient care centers (203,719 people), and Offices of physicians (170,083 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (28 degrees awarded), Health (311 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (5 degrees), and Protective Services (35 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 University of Maine at Augusta.

Most Common

  1. 118 degrees awarded

  2. 110 degrees awarded

  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 118 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 169

  2. 531

In 2016, 169 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta, which is 0.318 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (531).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 52 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.525 times less than the 99 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 105 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Augusta in Psychiatric Services Technician, which is 7.5 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 2% of students graduating from University of Maine at Augusta completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maine at Augusta is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 12% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    613 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Augusta is white (613 degrees awarded). There were 16.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

5.29% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    475 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    138 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maine at Augusta is white female (475 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (138 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at nearly $7.32M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-72k (-0.984%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, University of Maine at Augusta had a total expenditure of $46.9M. Of that $46.9M, they spent $20M on salaries and $46.9M on benefits.

University of Maine at Augusta employs 29 Professors, 25 Associate professors, and 17 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Maine at Augusta are Male Professors (17), Female Associate professors(17), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 43 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.32M

2015 Endowment

0.192%

growth from 2014

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at about $7.32M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Augusta grew 0.192% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.3M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $924k - Federal

  2. $1.95M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Maine at Augusta received $924k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.95M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$20M

Salary Expenditure

$46.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Maine at Augusta had a total expenditure of $46.9M. Of that $46.9M, they spent $20M on salaries and $46.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Maine at Augusta as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$20M

2015 Salaries

4.03%

decline from 2014

In 2015, University of Maine at Augusta paid a median of $20M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($46.9M) and a 4.03% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.69% decline from 2013 and a 0.235% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.68M

Instructional Salaries

87

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Maine at Augusta paid a total of $5.68M to 87 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 25 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta was Male Professor with 17 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Maine at Augusta.

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