University of Maine at Fort Kent

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,350
2.51% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,162
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.07%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
99.8%
599 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,624
32.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.5%
39 Graduates

About

University of Maine at Fort Kent is a higher education institution located in Aroostook County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Nursing School (169 degrees awarded), Behavioral Sciences (13 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

In 2020, 246 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Fort Kent. 78% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (205 degrees), 22.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent is $7,350, which is $−21,050 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent is $7,350, which is $−21,050 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,162.

In 2020, 43% of undergraduate students attending University of Maine at Fort Kent received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,350
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent was $7,350. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent is $−21,050 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$12,162
2020 Value
8.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Maine at Fort Kent had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,162. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Maine at Fort Kent grew by 8.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,975
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maine at Fort Kent was of $7,975 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.46% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
29%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Fort Kent received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 16.2% with respect to 2019, when 37% 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.
5.07%
2018 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Fort Kent was 5.07%, which represents 14 out of the 276 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 Fort Kent received 599 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 19.3% annual decline. Out of those 599 applicants, 598 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,624 students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an overall enrollment yield of 15.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
598
Accepted Out of 599

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maine at Fort Kent was 99.8% (598 admissions from 599 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 99.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −19.3%, while admissions declined by −18.9%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maine at Fort Kent has a total enrollment of 1,624 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 526 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,098. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.5% White, 3.88% Black or African American, 3.33% Two or More Races, 2.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.48% Asian, 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.2%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.94%). 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 Fort Kent, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,624 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 526 and the part-time enrollment is 1,098. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2020 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 Fort Kent was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Maine at Fort Kent had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,275
  2. Black or African American
    63
  3. Two or More Races
    54

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 78.5% White, 3.88% Black or African American, 3.33% Two or More Races, 2.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.48% Asian, 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 77 students (4.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 138 more women than men received degrees from University of Maine at Fort Kent. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 22.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Fort Kent is Nursing School (169 degrees awarded), followed by Behavioral Sciences (13 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Maine at Fort Kent, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees awarded), Health (172 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (13 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 Fort Kent are Registered nurses (1,391,379 people), Physicians (507,092 people), Other managers (228,663 people), Medical & health services managers (197,596 people), and Pharmacists (187,109 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees awarded), Health (172 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (13 degrees), Protective Services (13 degrees), and Biology (6 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 Fort Kent are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Athletes and sports competitors, and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees awarded), Health (172 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (13 degrees), Protective Services (13 degrees), and Biology (6 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 Fort Kent are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,936,574 people), Elementary & secondary schools (475,650 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (421,835 people), Offices of physicians (378,359 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (363,241 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees awarded), Health (172 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (13 degrees), Protective Services (13 degrees), and Biology (6 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 Fort Kent.
Most Common
  1. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Fort Kent was Nursing School with 169 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

54
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
192
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 54 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent, which is 0.281 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (192).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 17 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent in Nursing School, which is 0.112 times less than the 152 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 152 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Fort Kent in Nursing School, which is 8.94 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from University of Maine at Fort Kent completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maine at Fort Kent is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.56% 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
    205 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 22.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

2.44% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    165 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white female (165 degrees awarded). There were 4.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (40 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an endowment valued at nearly $4.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $38k (0.915%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, University of Maine at Fort Kent had a total salary expenditure of $18.3M. University of Maine at Fort Kent employs 15 Assistant professors, 7 Professors, and 5 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Female Assistant professors (8), Male Assistant professors(7), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent are: Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, Service, with 15 employees, and Management with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.15M
2020 Endowment
0.93%
decline from 2019

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an endowment valued at about $4.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Fort Kent declined 0.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.7M 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. $611k - Federal
  2. $352k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Maine at Fort Kent received $611k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $352k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.75M
2020 Salaries
1.93%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Maine at Fort Kent paid a median of $6.75M in salaries, which represents 36.8% of their overall expenditure ($18.3M) and a 1.93% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.376% decline from 2018 and a 4.33% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.91M
Instructional Salaries
31
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Maine at Fort Kent paid a total of $1.91M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Assistant professor with 15 employees; Professor with 7 employees; and Professor with 5 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; Service with 15 employees; and Management with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent was Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

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

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