University of Maine at Augusta

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,170
2.58% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,046
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
4,361
32.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
15.3%
29 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 (139 degrees awarded), Psychiatric Services Technician (76 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees).

In 2019, 582 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Augusta. 71.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (508 degrees), 28.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $7,170, which is $−20,110 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $7,170, which is $−20,110 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,046.

In 2019, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,170
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta was $7,170. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $−20,110 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$10,046
2019 Value
1.48%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Maine at Augusta had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,046. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Maine at Augusta grew by 1.48%.

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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 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. 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
42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Augusta received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.85% with respect to 2018, when 54% 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.
14.1%
2017 Default Rate
191
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Augusta was 14.1%, which represents 191 out of the 1359 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 4,361 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,414 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,947. This means that 32.4% 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 80.2% White, 3.99% Two or More Races, 2.22% Black or African American, 2.13% Hispanic or Latino, 1.63% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.825% Asian, and 0.0229% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.7%), followed by White Male (26.3%) and Two or More Races Female (3.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,361 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,414 and the part-time enrollment is 2,947. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2019 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 61%. 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
    3,496
  2. Two or More Races
    174
  3. Black or African American
    97

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 80.2% White, 3.99% Two or More Races, 2.22% Black or African American, 2.13% Hispanic or Latino, 1.63% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.825% Asian, and 0.0229% 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% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 362 students (8.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 248 more women than men received degrees from University of Maine at Augusta. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Maine at Augusta is white (508 degrees awarded). There were 28.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta is Liberal Arts & Sciences (139 degrees awarded), followed by Psychiatric Services Technician (76 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 (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (182 degrees), and Protective Services (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 University of Maine at Augusta are Registered nurses (1,395,272 people), Software developers (523,712 people), Other managers (207,855 people), Medical & health services managers (157,264 people), and Police officers (144,672 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (182 degrees), Protective Services (31 degrees), Health (180 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (39 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Radiologic technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (182 degrees), Protective Services (31 degrees), Health (180 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (39 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 (1,533,431 people), Computer Systems Design (576,948 people), Elementary & secondary schools (396,210 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (380,033 people), and Outpatient care centers (249,988 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (182 degrees), Protective Services (31 degrees), Health (180 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (39 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. 139 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 32 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 139 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

167
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
415
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 167 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta, which is 0.402 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (415).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 61 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.504 times less than the 121 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 121 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Augusta in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.98 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% 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, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maine at Augusta is Female and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.45% 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
    508 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Augusta is white (508 degrees awarded). There were 28.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (18 degrees).

3.09% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    368 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    140 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maine at Augusta is white female (368 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (140 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at nearly $7.87M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $243k (3.09%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, University of Maine at Augusta had a total salary expenditure of $49.7M. University of Maine at Augusta employs 28 Professors, 26 Assistant professors, and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Augusta are Male Professors (16), Female Assistant professors(16), and Female Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta are: Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.87M
2019 Endowment
0.178%
decline from 2018

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at about $7.87M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Augusta declined 0.178% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.8M 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. $1.35M - Federal
  2. $1.73M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Maine at Augusta received $1.35M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.73M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.3M
2019 Salaries
3.6%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Maine at Augusta paid a median of $19.3M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($49.7M) and a 3.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.741% growth from 2017 and a 0.479% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.21M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Maine at Augusta paid a total of $6.21M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Professor with 28 employees; Assistant professor with 26 employees; and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta was Male Professor with 16 employees, Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

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

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