University of Maine at Fort Kent

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,170
2.58% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,205
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.3%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
99.3%
742 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,589
34.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37.2%
55 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 (178 degrees awarded), General Business (20 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (9 degrees).

In 2019, 257 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Fort Kent. 76.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (196 degrees), 16.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent 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 Fort Kent 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 $11,205.

In 2019, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% 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 Fort Kent was $7,170. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent 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

$11,205
2019 Value
4.42%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Maine at Fort Kent had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,205. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Maine at Fort Kent grew by 4.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,860
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 $7,860 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 22.2% 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

37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Fort Kent received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, 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.
11.3%
2017 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Fort Kent was 11.3%, which represents 33 out of the 293 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 742 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 42.1% annual growth. Out of those 742 applicants, 737 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,589 students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2019, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an overall enrollment yield of 17.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
737
Accepted Out of 742

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maine at Fort Kent was 99.3% (737 admissions from 742 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 95%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 42.1%, while admissions grew by 48.6%.

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SAT Scores

76%
Submission Percentage
100
Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maine at Fort Kent has a total enrollment of 1,589 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 552 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 34.7% 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 80.2% White, 4.28% Two or More Races, 3.21% Black or African American, 2.45% Hispanic or Latino, 0.818% Asian, 0.818% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.252% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.3%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.99%). 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

34.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,589 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 552 and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 34.7% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Fort Kent was 65%. 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
    1,274
  2. Two or More Races
    68
  3. Black or African American
    51

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 80.2% White, 4.28% Two or More Races, 3.21% Black or African American, 2.45% Hispanic or Latino, 0.818% Asian, 0.818% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.252% 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, 71 students (4.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 135 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 (196 degrees awarded). There were 16.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Fort Kent is Nursing School (178 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (20 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (9 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 (6 degrees awarded), Health (179 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (9 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 (1,459,711 people), Physicians (486,550 people), Other managers (230,460 people), Social workers, all other (224,285 people), and Medical & health services managers (199,448 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Health (179 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Biology (9 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, Public relations specialists, Actuaries, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Health (179 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Biology (9 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 (1,926,322 people), Elementary & secondary schools (455,065 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (434,072 people), Offices of physicians (418,867 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (402,819 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees awarded), Health (179 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Biology (9 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. 178 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Fort Kent was Nursing School with 178 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

61
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
196
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 61 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent, which is 0.311 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (196).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent in Nursing School, which is 0.127 times less than the 158 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 158 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Fort Kent in Nursing School, which is 7.9 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 17% 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, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 Fort Kent 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, 1.82% 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
    196 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white (196 degrees awarded). There were 16.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

3.5% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    161 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white female (161 degrees awarded). There were 4.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (35 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an endowment valued at nearly $4.19M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $174k (4.15%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, University of Maine at Fort Kent had a total salary expenditure of $18.2M. University of Maine at Fort Kent employs 13 Assistant professors, 8 Professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Female Assistant professors (7), Male Associate professors(6), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 18 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 17 employees, and Service with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.19M
2019 Endowment
3.66%
growth from 2018

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an endowment valued at about $4.19M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Fort Kent grew 3.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $36.5M 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. $587k - Federal
  2. $460k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Maine at Fort Kent received $587k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $460k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.62M
2019 Salaries
0.376%
decline from 2018

In 2019, University of Maine at Fort Kent paid a median of $6.62M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($18.2M) and a 0.376% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.33% growth from 2017 and a 3.36% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2M
Instructional Salaries
32
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Maine at Fort Kent paid a total of $2M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Assistant professor with 13 employees; Professor with 8 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees; and Service with 15 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent was Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, Male Associate professor with 6 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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

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