University of Maine at Machias

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,840
2.7% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$10,257
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
18%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
701
52.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
33.9%
40 Graduates

About

University of Maine at Machias is a higher education institution located in Washington County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Maine at Machias were Community Psychology (24 degrees awarded), Entrepreneurial Studies (9 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies (9 degrees).

In 2017, 93 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Machias. 67.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (68 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Machias 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 Machias 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 $10,257.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% 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 Machias was $6,840. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Machias 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

$10,257
2017 Value
5.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Maine at Machias had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,257. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Maine at Machias grew by 5.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,832
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maine at Machias was of $7,832 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. 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

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Machias received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.56% with respect to 2016, when 61% 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.
18%
2016 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Machias was 18%, which represents 35 out of the 194 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 Machias has a total enrollment of 701 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Machias is 367 students and the part-time enrollment is 334. This means that 52.4% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Machias are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Machias, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.9% White, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2% Black or African American, 1.57% Two or More Races, 0.285% Asian, and 0.143% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maine at Machias in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (26.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Machias, both undergraduate and graduate, is 701 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Machias is 367 and the part-time enrollment is 334. This means that 52.4% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Machias are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Machias was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Maine at Machias had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    511
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    33
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    24

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Machias is 72.9% White, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2% Black or African American, 1.57% Two or More Races, 0.285% Asian, and 0.143% 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, 97 students (13.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 33 more women than men received degrees from University of Maine at Machias. The majority of degree recipients at University of Maine at Machias are white (68 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Machias is Community Psychology (24 degrees awarded), followed by Entrepreneurial Studies (9 degrees) and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Maine at Machias, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), and English (5 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 Machias are Physicians (438,395 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (357,406 people), Other managers (249,451 people), Postsecondary teachers (238,451 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (152,309 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Machias are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), English (5 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (1 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 Machias are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Machias are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), English (5 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maine at Machias are Elementary & secondary schools (735,981 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (675,199 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (549,863 people), Outpatient care centers (232,594 people), and Offices of physicians (230,138 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Machias are Psychology (24 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), English (5 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (1 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 Machias.
Most Common
  1. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Machias was Community Psychology with 24 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 30
  2. 63

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Machias, which is 0.476 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Machias in Community Psychology, which is 0.333 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maine at Machias in Community Psychology, which is 3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from University of Maine at Machias completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maine at Machias is Male and Black or African American (100% 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, 10% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    68 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Machias is white (68 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

5.38% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    48 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maine at Machias is white female (48 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (20 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Machias has an endowment valued at nearly $2.45M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $247k (10.1%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, University of Maine at Machias had a total salary expenditure of $12.9M. University of Maine at Machias employs 9 Professors, 9 Associate professors, and 9 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Maine at Machias are Male Assistant professors (6), Male Professors(5), and Male Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Machias are: Service, with 13 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.45M
2017 Endowment
10.7%
growth from 2016

University of Maine at Machias has an endowment valued at about $2.45M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Machias grew 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34.7M 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $638k - Federal
  2. $329k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Maine at Machias received $638k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $329k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.11M
2017 Salaries
0.0244%
growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Maine at Machias paid a median of $4.11M in salaries, which represents 31.9% of their overall expenditure ($12.9M) and a 0.0244% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15% decline from 2015 and a 5.05% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.65M
Instructional Salaries
29
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Maine at Machias paid a total of $1.65M to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Machias were Professor with 9 employees; Associate professor with 9 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maine at Machias were Service with 13 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Machias was Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, Male Professor with 5 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

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

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