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University Of Maine At Presque Isle

University Of Maine At Presque Isle

The University of Maine at Presque Isle, also known as UMPI, is part of the University of Maine System. It was established as Aroostook State Normal School in 1903. It was renamed as University of Maine at Presque Isle after its merger with University of Maine System in 1968. It is situated in Presque Isle. UMPI offers courses in business, recreation, social and life sciences, education, and natural sciences. The campus is spread across an area of 150 acres.

UMPI's athletics division sponsors more than 10 varsity sports teams. They participate in a wide variety of sports including cross-country running, soccer, basketball and Nordic skiing. The sports teams are nicknamed as the Owls. The university has a campus radio station called the WUPI as well.

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Contacting University of Maine at Presque Isle

University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main St
Presque Isle , ME 04769-2888
General Phone: (207) 768-9400
http://www.umpi.maine.edu

University of Maine at Presque Isle Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching124elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, art education, health teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, social studies teaching, French language teaching, ...
Liberal Arts99English, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, social services, political science, sociology, history courses
Business and Management31business, accounting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12parks and recreation studies, parks and recreation management, health and fitness, athletic trainer
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work9social work
Therapy and Counseling8psychology
Fine Arts4fine arts
Science2biology
Art Studies1art studies
Mathematics1mathematics
Media0communication studies
Medical Support and Technology0medical lab tech
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental studies

Number of programs and degrees for University of Maine at Presque Isle in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree28531
Associate's degree164

University of Maine at Presque Isle Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Maine at Presque Isle had a total enrollment of 1,533 students (1,320 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%
(Foreign Students) 17%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 20%
20-21 18%
22-24 25%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Maine94%
(International Students)5%

University of Maine at Presque Isle Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 27 %

University of Maine at Presque Isle Room and Board (2007)

University of Maine at Presque Isle offers campus housing for 324 of its 1,320 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Presque Isle, Maine for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maine Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

University of Maine at Presque Isle Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,294
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,724
Room and board $ 6,292
Room charge $ 3,540
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,652
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,470

Financial Aid:
University of Maine at Presque Isle participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 203300)

University of Maine at Presque Isle Faculty

University of Maine at Presque Isle has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$67,0438$66,879
Associate professoracademic year10$55,9307$55,338
Assistant professoracademic year8$45,7864$46,363
Instructoracademic year0*2*
Lectureracademic year4$47,5141*
All faculty totalacademic year30$55,06622$55,979

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Maine at Presque Isle Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Division III Independents
Baseball Division III Independents
Track Division III Independents

University of Maine at Presque Isle Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Business/Commerce, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
French Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Sociology

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets University of Maine at Presque Isle Apart:

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% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%University of Maine at Presque Isle Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%University of Maine at Presque Isle Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 10%University of Maine at Presque Isle % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%University of Maine at Presque Isle Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%University of Maine at Presque Isle Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%University of Maine at Presque Isle % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%University of Maine at Presque Isle Salaries of full-time faculty

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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