University of Maine at Augusta

46 University Dr, Augusta
ME, 04330-9410
Tel: (207)621-3000
4,949 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
University of Maine at Augusta serves 4,949 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 6%.
University of Maine at Augusta is one of 2 community colleges within Kennebec County, ME.
The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Maine Campus (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of Maine at Augusta Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,949 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,949 students
1,287 students
University of Maine at Augusta Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,888 students
832 students
University of Maine at Augusta Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,061 students
1,021 students
University of Maine at Augusta Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of Maine at Augusta sch enrollment University of Maine at Augusta sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
University of Maine at Augusta Asian (2008-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
University of Maine at Augusta Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
University of Maine at Augusta Black (2006-2012)
% White
93%
66%
University of Maine at Augusta White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
University of Maine at Augusta More (2009-2012)
University of Maine at Augusta sch ethnicity University of Maine at Augusta sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.45
University of Maine at Augusta Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,448 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,688 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,448 $5,940
University of Maine at Augusta In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,688 $10,072
University of Maine at Augusta Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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