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.

Website: www.umpi.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,408
Undergraduate
Students
(61.7%) 869 Women
(38.3%) 539 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,424 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.90
SAT Math
500 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
514 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,900
Out-of-state: $24,100
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,034
Out-of-state: $12,234
Room and Board
$8,406
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$12,155
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$23,574
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
42
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 1% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 56% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Presque Isle Population
9,402
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Owls
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
2.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.8% White
11.7% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
57.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives   2

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
181 Main Street
City, State, Zip
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888
Phone
(207) 768-9532
Fax
(207) 768-9608
E-mail
admissions@umpi.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,424 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 955 applicants were admitted
Men
93% of 469 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
329 (24%) of 1,359 admitted students enrolled
Women
207 (22%) of 924 admitted students enrolled
Men
122 (28%) of 435 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.90
3.75 and Above
23%
3.50 - 3.74
5%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
27%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
19%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
500 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
12%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
38%
Score of 300 - 400
11%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
514 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
17%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
29%
Score of 300 - 400
10%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
20%
Score of 18 - 23
70%
Score of 12 - 17
10%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 1%
Top quarter: 25%
Top half: 52%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,900
Out-of-state: $24,100
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,034
Out-of-state: $12,234
Room and Board
$8,406
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,460
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 10
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002033
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
148 (93.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
134 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
134 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
67 (50.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$12,155
Need-Based Gift
Received by 133 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,994
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 107 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,294
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4 (3.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
9 (5.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,711

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
559 (82.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
503 (90.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
503 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
298 (59.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$11,451
Need-Based Gift
Received by 492 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,592
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 392 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,002
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 14 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
20 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,047

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$23,574
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
Most Popular Disciplines
Liberal arts/general studies, Education, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
42
Part-Time Faculty
60
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
26%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 1% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 56% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
10-19 students: 100% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Boston Population
9,402
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
150 acres

Weather

Temperature
-1.6 average low in January, 71.9 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Presque Isle
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
67%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Owls
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Skiing (Cross-Country) x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,408
Women
869 (61.7%)
Men
539 (38.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
710
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
2.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.8% White
11.7% Unknown
International Students.
3.3% from 9 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
57.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
22.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
26.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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