University of Maine-Presque Isle

181 Main St, Presque Isle, United States
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Overview of University of Maine-Presque Isle

About this school

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/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,408
    • Men:539 (38.3%)
    • Women:869 (61.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Maine at Presque Isle is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
181 Main Street
City, State, Zip
Presque Isle, ME  04769-2888
Phone
(207) 768-9532
Fax
(207) 768-9608
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.90
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,034|Out-of-state: $12,234
  • Room & Board: - $8,406 (70.84105848643182%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (8.427439743805833%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,460 (20.731501769762346%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Maine at Presque Isle accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 10
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002033
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,574
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 10-19 students: - 100% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Maine at Presque Isle provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


57.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


14.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


22.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


26.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Liberal arts/general studies, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


9,402

Nearest Metropolitan Area


150 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Presque Isle
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 of College Housing


33% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


67%

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

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

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


University of Maine at Presque Isle offers radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


710

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,408
Women
869
Men
539

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

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources