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University of Maine at Presque Isle Data & Information Overview

32 awards Ranking Badges
100% Acceptance Rate
13% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is University of Maine at Presque Isle Ranked?

Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Maine at Presque Isle was awarded 32 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health & medical assisting services.

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Overall Quality

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

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Is It Hard to Get Into UMPI?

100% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 100%, UMPI has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

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University of Maine at Presque Isle Faculty

19 to 1 Student to Faculty
46% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At University of Maine at Presque Isle, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Maine at Presque Isle

67% Freshmen Retention
25% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 25% for first-time, full-time students at UMPI, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  25 out of 100

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University of Maine at Presque Isle Undergraduate Student Diversity

713 Full-Time Undergraduates
13.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
58.5% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,467 undergraduates at UMPI with 713 being full-time and 754 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Maine at Presque Isle Cost?

$10,823 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
$21,280 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of UMPI is $10,823. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UMPI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,749 $8,174 $10,368 $13,252 $16,920

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 UMPI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMPI, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $5,320 a year. That adds up to $21,280 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMPI is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UMPI Graduates Make?

$35,807 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UMPI make around $35,807 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 16% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of University of Maine at Presque Isle

Maine State
713 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Located in Presque Isle, Maine, University of Maine at Presque Isle is a public institution. The rural area surrounding UMPI is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Contact details for UMPI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 181 Main St, Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888
Phone: 207-768-9400

University of Maine at Presque Isle Majors

21 Majors With Completions
202 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Business/Commerce 66 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 28 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 14 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 NA
Other Social Sciences 10 NA
General Psychology 10 NA
General Biology 8 NA
Health & Physical Education 7 NA
Social Work 6 NA
General English Literature 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Maine at Presque Isle along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UMPI

65% Take At Least One Class Online
40% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 1,030 students took at least one online class at University of Maine at Presque Isle. This is an increase from the 971 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,030 641
2019-2020 971 477
2018-2019 597 313
2017-2018 692 303
2016-2017 619 313

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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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