University of Maine at Presque Isle

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,840

3.64% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,647

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

95.4%

1,424 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,414

50.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

25.6%

43 Graduates

About

University of Maine at Presque Isle is a higher education institution located in Aroostook County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Maine at Presque Isle were Liberal Arts & Sciences (20 degrees awarded), General Business (18 degrees), and General Psychology (14 degrees).

In 2017, 152 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Presque Isle. 67.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (119 degrees), 29.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Presque Isle is $6,840, which is $-18,354 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Presque Isle is $6,840, which is $-18,354 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,647.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,840

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Maine at Presque Isle was $6,840. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Presque Isle is $-18,354 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$9,647

2017 Value

3.82%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Maine at Presque Isle had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,647. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Maine at Presque Isle grew by 3.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,947

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maine at Presque Isle was of $6,947 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. 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

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Presque Isle received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.27% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

13.3%

2016 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Presque Isle was 13.3%, which represents 41 out of the 308 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 Presque Isle received 1,424 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.49% annual decline. Out of those 1,424 applicants, 1,359 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,414 students enrolled at University of Maine at Presque Isle in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maine at Presque Isle has an overall enrollment yield of 13%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,359

Accepted Out of 1,424

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maine at Presque Isle was 95.4% (1,359 admissions from 1,424 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 86.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -4.49%, while admissions grew by 5.1%.

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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 Presque Isle in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maine at Presque Isle has a total enrollment of 1,414 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 716 students and the part-time enrollment is 698. This means that 50.6% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Presque Isle are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Presque Isle, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.2% White, 2.9% Two or More Races, 2.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.19% Black or African American, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.707% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Presque Isle in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.3%), followed by White Male (30.9%) and Two or More Races Female (2.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Presque Isle, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,414 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 716 and the part-time enrollment is 698. This means that 50.6% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Presque Isle are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 University of Maine at Presque Isle was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Maine at Presque Isle had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,078

  2. Two or More Races

    41

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    32

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 76.2% White, 2.9% Two or More Races, 2.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.19% Black or African American, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.707% Asian, and 0% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 159 students (11.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 52 more women than men received degrees from University of Maine at Presque Isle. The majority of degree recipients at University of Maine at Presque Isle are white (119 degrees awarded). There were 29.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Presque Isle is Liberal Arts & Sciences (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (18 degrees) and General Psychology (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Maine at Presque Isle, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and Protective Services (14 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maine at Presque Isle are Elementary & middle school teachers (292,833 people), Social workers, all other (280,909 people), Other managers (202,357 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (154,977 people), and Postsecondary teachers (143,777 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Presque Isle are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), and English (4 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 University of Maine at Presque Isle are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Presque Isle are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), and English (4 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 Presque Isle are Elementary & secondary schools (655,972 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (389,315 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (332,559 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (276,403 people), and Individual & family services (232,520 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Presque Isle are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), and English (4 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 Presque Isle.

Most Common

  1. 20 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Presque Isle was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 50

  2. 102

In 2017, 50 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Presque Isle, which is 0.49 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (102).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 13 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Presque Isle in General Business, which is 2.6 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 24 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Presque Isle in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 4.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from University of Maine at Presque Isle completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maine at Presque Isle is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 4.65% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    119 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Presque Isle is white (119 degrees awarded). There were 29.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

1.97% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    77 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maine at Presque Isle is white female (77 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (42 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Presque Isle has an endowment valued at nearly $1.32M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $138k (10.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, University of Maine at Presque Isle had a total salary expenditure of $20.6M. University of Maine at Presque Isle employs 12 Associate professors, 11 Assistant professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Presque Isle are Female Assistant professors (8), Male Professors(7), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Presque Isle are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 21 employees, and Service with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.32M

2017 Endowment

6.47%

growth from 2016

University of Maine at Presque Isle has an endowment valued at about $1.32M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Presque Isle grew 6.47% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.8M 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. $2.01M - Federal

  2. $471k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Maine at Presque Isle received $2.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $471k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.39M

2017 Salaries

3.03%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Maine at Presque Isle paid a median of $7.39M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($20.6M) and a 3.03% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 12% decline from 2015 and a 0.38% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.28M

Instructional Salaries

37

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Maine at Presque Isle paid a total of $2.28M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Presque Isle were Associate professor with 12 employees; Assistant professor with 11 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Presque Isle were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees; and Service with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Presque Isle was Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, Male Professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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

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