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University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, ME
U Maine Presque Isle, founded in 1903, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Presque Isle, north of Bangor.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,326
   Women 827 (62.4%)
   Men 499 (37.6%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 87% of 1,491 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.04
SAT Math 380-510 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 390-520 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 16-22 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $18,988
Out-of-state: $22,618
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $7,594
Out-of-state: $11,224
  Room and Board $8,044
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $11,908
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 42
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
Presque Isle Population 9,402
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 36% of freshmen, 28% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Owls
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 2.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
1.7% Black/African-American
1.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.6% White
12.4% Unknown
International Students 4.2% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning 62.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 18.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported