University of Maine at Augusta

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,840

5.07% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,752

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,014

32.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

14.7%

32 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 (128 degrees awarded), Psychiatric Services Technician (89 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees).

In 2017, 632 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Augusta. 73.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (546 degrees), 15.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta 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 Augusta 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 $11,752.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% 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 Augusta was $6,840. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta 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

$11,752

2017 Value

36.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Maine at Augusta had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,752. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Maine at Augusta grew by 36.2%.

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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 2017. 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 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

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Augusta received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.62% with respect to 2016, when 58% 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.

16.8%

2016 Default Rate

257

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Augusta was 16.8%, which represents 257 out of the 1526 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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Enrollment

University of Maine at Augusta has a total enrollment of 4,014 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,317 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,697. This means that 32.8% 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 76.1% White, 3.09% Two or More Races, 1.99% Hispanic or Latino, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.15% Black or African American, 0.847% Asian, and 0.0249% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (57.7%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Two or More Races Female (2.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,014 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,317 and the part-time enrollment is 2,697. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Augusta was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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

    3,055

  2. Two or More Races

    124

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    80

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 76.1% White, 3.09% Two or More Races, 1.99% Hispanic or Latino, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.15% Black or African American, 0.847% Asian, and 0.0249% 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, 594 students (14.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 296 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 (546 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta is Liberal Arts & Sciences (128 degrees awarded), followed by Psychiatric Services Technician (89 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (38 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 (24 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (160 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 (1,308,207 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (150,805 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Other managers (132,786 people), and Pharmacists (130,292 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (24 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (160 degrees), Health (241 degrees), and Protective Services (33 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 Augusta are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (24 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (160 degrees), Health (241 degrees), and Protective Services (33 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,451,901 people), Elementary & secondary schools (370,372 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (322,563 people), Outpatient care centers (212,086 people), and Offices of physicians (194,983 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (24 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (160 degrees), Health (241 degrees), and Protective Services (33 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. 128 degrees awarded

  2. 89 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 128 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 168

  2. 464

In 2017, 168 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta, which is 0.362 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (464).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 50 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.455 times less than the 110 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 110 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Augusta in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.2 times more than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% 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 13% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (21.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maine at Augusta is Female and White (21.5% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    546 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Augusta is white (546 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

5.54% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    405 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    141 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maine at Augusta is white female (405 degrees awarded). There were 2.87 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (141 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at nearly $7.53M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $784k (10.4%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, University of Maine at Augusta had a total salary expenditure of $47.5M. University of Maine at Augusta employs 27 Professors, 26 Associate professors, and 16 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Augusta are Female Associate professors (16), Male Professors(15), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta are: Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 47 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.53M

2017 Endowment

6.52%

growth from 2016

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at about $7.53M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Augusta grew 6.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.6M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at University of Maine at Augusta (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $1.09M - Federal

  2. $2.2M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Maine at Augusta received $1.09M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.2M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.5M

2017 Salaries

0.479%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Maine at Augusta paid a median of $18.5M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($47.5M) and a 0.479% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.04% decline from 2015 and a 4.03% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.57M

Instructional Salaries

82

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Maine at Augusta paid a total of $5.57M to 82 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 26 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 47 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta was Female Associate professor with 16 employees, Male Professor with 15 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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