University of Maine at Fort Kent

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,350
2022 Average Net Price
$12,163
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.27%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
99.2%
527 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,210
29% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.3%
44 Graduates

About

University of Maine at Fort Kent is a higher education institution located in Aroostook County, ME. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Nursing School (169 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees), and Behavioral Sciences (7 degrees).

In 2022, 231 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maine at Fort Kent. 74.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (173 degrees), 6.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent 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 Fort Kent 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 $12,163.

In 2022, 37% of undergraduate students attending University of Maine at Fort Kent received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% 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 Fort Kent was $7,350. The cost of tuition at University of Maine at Fort Kent 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

$12,163
2022 Value
15.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Maine at Fort Kent had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,163. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Maine at Fort Kent grew by 15.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,310
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 $8,310 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.16% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at University of Maine at Fort Kent received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.5% with respect to 2021, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.27%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maine at Fort Kent was 3.27%, which represents 10 out of the 306 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Maine at Fort Kent received 527 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 34.1% annual growth. Out of those 527 applicants, 523 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,210 students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2022.

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an overall enrollment yield of 10.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
523
Accepted Out of 527

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maine at Fort Kent was 99.2% (523 admissions from 527 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 99.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 34.1%, while admissions declined by −34.5%..

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Enrollment

University of Maine at Fort Kent had a total enrollment of 1,210 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 351 students and the part-time enrollment is 859. This means that 29% 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 76.5% White, 4.46% Black or African American, 4.05% Hispanic or Latino, 3.64% Two or More Races, 1.24% Asian, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.248% 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 (43.6%), followed by White Male (17.5%) and Two or More Races Female (5.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (71.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (7.14%) and Two or More Races Female (7.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,210 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 351 and the part-time enrollment is 859. This means that 29% of students enrolled at University of Maine at Fort Kent are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Fort Kent was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    926 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    54 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    49 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 76.5% White, 4.46% Black or African American, 4.05% Hispanic or Latino, 3.64% Two or More Races, 1.24% Asian, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.248% 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, 46 students (3.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 115 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 (173 degrees awarded). There were 6.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maine at Fort Kent is Nursing School (169 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees) and Behavioral Sciences (7 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Health (171 degrees awarded), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (7 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 Fort Kent are Registered nurses (1,518,202 people), Accountants & auditors (1,069,380 people), Other managers (885,759 people), Software developers (688,692 people), and Financial managers (521,348 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2022 are Health (171 degrees awarded), Protective Services (10 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees), Business (27 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 Fort Kent are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Health (171 degrees awarded), Protective Services (10 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees), Business (27 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 Fort Kent are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,934,455 people), Computer Systems Design (1,096,380 people), Elementary & secondary schools (863,575 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (585,086 people), and Banking & related activities (563,335 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Health (171 degrees awarded), Protective Services (10 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees), Business (27 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 Fort Kent.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 180 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maine at Fort Kent was Nursing School with 180 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

58
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
173
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent, which is 0.335 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (173).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent in Nursing School, which is 0.174 times less than the 144 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maine at Fort Kent in Nursing School, which is 5.76 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% 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, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (35.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Maine at Fort Kent is Female and White (35.1% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.27% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    173 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white (173 degrees awarded). There were 6.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

5.19% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    132 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Maine at Fort Kent is white female (132 degrees awarded). There were 3.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (41 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an endowment valued at nearly $4.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−4.81%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, University of Maine at Fort Kent had a total salary expenditure of 19.6M. University of Maine at Fort Kent employs 13 Assistant professors, 9 Professors and 3 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Maine at Fort Kent are Male Assistant professor (7), Male Professor (6), and Female Assistant professor (6).

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 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

Endowment

$4.7M
2022 Endowment
8.78%
decline from 2021

University of Maine at Fort Kent has an endowment valued at about $4.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maine at Fort Kent declined 8.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44.6M 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

$6.4M
2022 Salaries
3.63%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Maine at Fort Kent paid a median of $6.4M in salaries, which represents 32.7% of their overall expenditure ($19.6M) and a 3.63% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.86M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Maine at Fort Kent paid a total of $1.86M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% 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
13 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent were Assistant professor with 13 employees, Professor with 9 employees, and Lecturer with 3 employees.

In 2022, 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 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maine at Fort Kent was Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, Male Professor with 6 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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

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