University of Maine at Augusta

Augusta, ME 04330
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University of Maine at Augusta is one of the eight public 4-year colleges in Maine. The campus is located in Augusta town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,014 students attend the school. Every year 17% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

UMA's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,840, and fees were $968. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,530 and $968 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students4,014
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 7
Bachelor's degree 2 21
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
11/01/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$228/credit
In State Students$228/credit
Out of State Students$551/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $10,260 $10,260 $24,795
ADN 70 $15,960 $15,960 $38,570
BSN 125 $28,500 $28,500 $68,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of University of Maine at Augusta's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 65% $4,569
Other Federal Grant 12% $363
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $1,649
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 32% $1,684
Federal Student Loans 55% $5,736
Private Loans 2% $9,513


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,999
$30,001 to $48,000$11,054
$48,001 to $75,000$12,820
$75,001 to $110,000$15,961
Over $110,000$16,134

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maine state board of nursing.
University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta, ME 04330

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