University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,326
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 349 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Maine at Presque Isle is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,491 applications and 1,293 students were granted admission. University of Maine at Presque Isle is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

University of Maine at Presque Isle charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,230 and in-state students paid $6,600.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of University of Maine at Presque Isle's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 58% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,409 (which is 0.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Maine at Presque Isle in 2016-2017, was 115, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,459 (which is 15.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Maine at Presque Isle has enrolled a total of 1,326 students (704 students full-time and 622 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,326 students, 88 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 228 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 75%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Maine at Presque Isle.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 27% 114 34
Psychology 11% 46 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 41
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 30
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 16
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 16
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 14
English Language And Literature/letters 3% 12 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 3% 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Maine at Presque Isle full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Maine at Presque Isle graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,600. Last year, out of the total 387 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 341 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 539 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 458 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,600 $29,600
Employment Rate 88% 85%
Total Graduates 387 539

Campus Location

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