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College of Micronesia-FSM Data & Information Overview

45 awards Ranking Badges
83% Acceptance Rate
Find out more about how College of Micronesia-FSM ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is College of Micronesia-FSM Ranked?

2023 Rankings

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College of Micronesia-FSM was awarded 45 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

COM-FSM was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Is It Hard to Get Into COM-FSM?

83% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

College of Micronesia-FSM has an acceptance rate of 83%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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College of Micronesia-FSM Faculty

14 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At College of Micronesia-FSM, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Micronesia-FSM is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Micronesia-FSM

73% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like College of Micronesia-FSM enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

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College of Micronesia-FSM Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,240 Full-Time Undergraduates
100.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.9% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,861 undergraduates at COM-FSM with 1,240 being full-time and 621 being part-time.

How Much Does College of Micronesia-FSM Cost?

$7,999 Net Price
The overall average net price of COM-FSM is $7,999. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of COM-FSM, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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How Much Money Do COM-FSM Graduates Make?

$22,919 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from COM-FSM make about $22,919 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 46% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of College of Micronesia-FSM

Federated States of Micronesia State
1,240 Full-Time Undergraduates
Public Public/Private
Located in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, College of Micronesia-FSM is a public institution.

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Contact details for COM-FSM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Kolonia, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Phone: 691-320-2480

College of Micronesia-FSM Majors

16 Majors With Completions
213 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Education 28 NA
General Agriculture 0 NA
Hospitality Management 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Building Management & Inspection 0 NA
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 NA
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 NA
Health Sciences & Services 0 NA

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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