Saint Joseph's College of Maine

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,610

3.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,694

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.38%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

80.1%

1,327 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,291

49.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

60.5%

141 Graduates

About

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a higher education institution located in Cumberland County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Joseph's College of Maine were Registered Nursing (135 degrees awarded), Radiographer (27 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees).

In 2017, 724 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. 72.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (466 degrees), 2.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (223 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is $34,610, which is $13,877 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is $34,610, which is $13,877 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,694.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,610

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was $34,610. The cost of tuition at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is $13,877 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$25,694

2017 Value

3.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saint Joseph's College of Maine had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,694. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saint Joseph's College of Maine grew by 3.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,045

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was of $10,045 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.93% 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

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Saint Joseph's College of Maine received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 16.7% with respect to 2016, when 60% 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.

3.38%

2016 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was 3.38%, which represents 23 out of the 681 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

Saint Joseph's College of Maine received 1,327 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.302% annual growth. Out of those 1,327 applicants, 1,063 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,291 students enrolled at Saint Joseph's College of Maine in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has an overall enrollment yield of 25.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,063

Accepted Out of 1,327

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine was 80.1% (1,063 admissions from 1,327 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 78.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.302%, while admissions grew by 2.9%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Joseph's College of Maine in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has a total enrollment of 2,291 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is 1,127 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,164. This means that 49.2% of students enrolled at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Joseph's College of Maine, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.5% White, 2.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Black or African American, 2.01% Asian, 0.567% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0436% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Saint Joseph's College of Maine in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.4%), followed by White Male (24.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.1%), followed by White Male (16.8%) and Black or African American Male (2.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Joseph's College of Maine, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,291 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is 1,127 and the part-time enrollment is 1,164. This means that 49.2% of students enrolled at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Saint Joseph's College of Maine had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,410

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    60

  3. Black or African American

    48

The enrolled student population at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is 61.5% White, 2.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Black or African American, 2.01% Asian, 0.567% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0436% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 324 more women than men received degrees from Saint Joseph's College of Maine. The majority of degree recipients at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are white (466 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (223 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is Registered Nursing (135 degrees awarded), followed by Radiographer (27 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Joseph's College of Maine, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees), and Health (405 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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,907,945 people), Registered nurses (1,348,644 people), Secondary school teachers (312,199 people), Education administrators (267,575 people), and Other managers (162,561 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees), Health (405 degrees), Education (85 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (4 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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees), Health (405 degrees), Education (85 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Elementary & secondary schools (2,888,318 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,551,210 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (359,699 people), Outpatient care centers (258,678 people), and Offices of physicians (218,497 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees), Health (405 degrees), Education (85 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine.

Most Common

  1. 135 degrees awarded

  2. 27 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was Registered Nursing with 135 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 200

  2. 524

In 2017, 200 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is 0.382 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (524).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Joseph's College of Maine in General Education, which is 0.788 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 121 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Joseph's College of Maine in Registered Nursing, which is 8.64 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 45% of students graduating from Saint Joseph's College of Maine completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 9.22% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    466 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    223 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is white (466 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (223 degrees).

30.8% of degree recipients (223 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    336 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    130 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is white female (336 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (130 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has an endowment valued at nearly $11.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.17M (9.89%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Saint Joseph's College of Maine had a total salary expenditure of $38.7M. Saint Joseph's College of Maine employs 31 Assistant professors, 17 Associate professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are Female Assistant professors (21), Male Associate professors(13), and Male Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Joseph's College of Maine are: Service, with 69 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.8M

2017 Endowment

20%

decline from 2016

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has an endowment valued at about $11.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Joseph's College of Maine declined 20% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.57M - Federal

  2. $329k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Saint Joseph's College of Maine received $1.57M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $329k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18M

2017 Salaries

0.688%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Saint Joseph's College of Maine paid a median of $18M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($38.7M) and a 0.688% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.18% decline from 2015 and a 4.96% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.89M

Instructional Salaries

70

Number of Employees

In 2017, Saint Joseph's College of Maine paid a total of $3.89M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

69 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Joseph's College of Maine were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Joseph's College of Maine were Service with 69 employees; Management with 54 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was Female Assistant professor with 21 employees, Male Associate professor with 13 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Saint Joseph's College of Maine.

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