University of Maine at Augusta

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,350
2022 Average Net Price
$9,973
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.07%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,446
29.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
18.9%
24 Graduates

About

University of Maine at Augusta is a higher education institution located in Kennebec County, ME. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Maine at Augusta were Liberal Arts & Sciences (94 degrees awarded), Clinical Nurse Leader (60 degrees), and Psychiatric Services Technician (50 degrees).

In 2022, 616 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 most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (508 degrees), 19.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $7,350, which is $−20,980 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $7,350, which is $−20,980 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,973.

In 2022, 58% of undergraduate students attending University of Maine at Augusta received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,350
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta was $7,350. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Augusta is $−20,980 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$9,973
2022 Value
6.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Maine at Augusta had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,973. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Maine at Augusta grew by 6.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,200
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maine at Augusta was of $8,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Augusta received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 16% with respect to 2021, when 50% 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.
3.07%
2019 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Augusta was 3.07%, which represents 32 out of the 1041 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 had a total enrollment of 4,446 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,301 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,145. This means that 29.3% 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 81% White, 3.89% Hispanic or Latino, 3.87% Two or More Races, 2.81% Black or African American, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.877% Asian, and 0.045% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (58.3%), followed by White Male (22.9%) and Two or More Races Female (3.32%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (50%), followed by White Female (25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,446 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Augusta is 1,301 and the part-time enrollment is 3,145. This means that 29.3% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 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 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    3,603 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    173 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    172 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 81% White, 3.89% Hispanic or Latino, 3.87% Two or More Races, 2.81% Black or African American, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.877% Asian, and 0.045% 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 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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, 257 students (5.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 288 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 19.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta is Liberal Arts & Sciences (94 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Nurse Leader (60 degrees) and Psychiatric Services Technician (50 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (44 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (82 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees).

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 (1,419,925 people), Software developers (550,087 people), Other managers (224,882 people), Medical & health services managers (166,266 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (145,242 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta in 2022 are Library Science (44 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (82 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees), Health (185 degrees), and Protective Services (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (44 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (82 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees), Health (185 degrees), and Protective Services (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,586,602 people), Computer Systems Design (608,538 people), Elementary & secondary schools (438,875 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (366,959 people), and Outpatient care centers (270,320 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Augusta are Library Science (44 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (82 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees), Health (185 degrees), and Protective Services (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 94 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Augusta was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 94 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

164
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
452
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 164 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta, which is 0.363 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (452).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 44 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 3.67 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 96 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Augusta in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.43 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 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, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 16% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Maine at Augusta is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    508 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Augusta is white (508 degrees awarded). There were 19.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

3.57% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    379 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    129 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Maine at Augusta is white female (379 degrees awarded). There were 2.94 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (129 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at nearly $7.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.4%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, University of Maine at Augusta had a total salary expenditure of 56.5M. University of Maine at Augusta employs 35 Assistant professors, 22 Lecturers and 22 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Augusta are Female Assistant professor (25), Female Lecturer (17), and Female Associate professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 36 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

Endowment

$7.9M
2022 Endowment
15.4%
decline from 2021

University of Maine at Augusta has an endowment valued at about $7.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Augusta declined 15.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $41.4M 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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Salary Expenditure

$20.9M
2022 Salaries
2.75%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Maine at Augusta paid a median of $20.9M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($56.5M) and a 2.75% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.68M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Maine at Augusta paid a total of $6.68M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Assistant professor with 35 employees, Lecturer with 22 employees, and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 36 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Augusta was Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, Female Lecturer with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 12 employees.

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

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