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University of Maine--Presque Isle is a public institution that was founded in 1903. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,463, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 150 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Maine--Presque Isle's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 41. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,436 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,396 (2013-14).
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The University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1500 traditional and non-traditional students with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. The curriculum combines liberal arts and selected professional programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire community. The University has adopted a learning focus that permeates the curriculum, student life, even the classrooms themselves. It is adventurous learning--intellectual, cultural, and outdoor adventure in an extraordinary natural and cultural environment. This adventurous learning provides opportunities for personal discovery and individual adventure so that students develop the skills and self-confidence to succeed in life.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Maine--Presque Isle, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at University of Maine--Presque Isle is $40. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 79.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||79.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Maine--Presque Isle is 13:1, and the school has 74.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Maine--Presque Isle include: Education; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Psychology; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Public Administration and Social Service Professions. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||19%|
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University of Maine--Presque Isle has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,463, with a gender distribution of 36.1 percent male students and 63.9 percent female students. At this school, 29 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 71 percent of students live off campus. University of Maine--Presque Isle is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
University of Maine--Presque Isle offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Maine--Presque Isle also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Maine--Presque Isle, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Maine--Presque Isle.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At University of Maine--Presque Isle, 85.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,428.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$7,436 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,396 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,576 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data