The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

University of Maine

The University of Maine is the state’s land grant university and the flagship institution in the University of Maine System, and it is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast. Its 11,247 undergraduate and graduate students come from across the U.S. and more than 65 countries. UMaine students participate in nationally and internationally recognized research working with world-class faculty, live and learn in first-rate facilities, and access some of the best year-round recreation sites in the nation. The University of Maine offers doctoral degrees in 35 fields, representing the humanities, sciences, engineering, and education; master’s degrees in roughly 70 disciplines; 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship on its campus, with substantial efforts aimed at conserving energy, recycling, and adhering to green building standards in new construction. Located in the town of Orono along the banks of the Stillwater River, the University of Maine offers a strong traditional education at an affordable price.

Bachelor's Seeking Model

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 1,817

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56%
12%
4%
8%
20%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
51%
10%
11%
10%
18%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
36%
5%
29%
15%
15%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown
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The SAM Bachelor’s Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor’s degree program at University of Maine in the Fall of 2007. The students’ progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Maine are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Maine and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Maine are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Maine and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Maine | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2013
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2011-12
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2013-14
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Bachelor's degree from University of Maine 0% 0% 0% 36% 51% 56%
+ Associate degree from University of Maine 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Maine 0% 0% 0% 36% 51% 56%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 8% 10%
+ Associate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 5% 10% 12%
Enrolled at University of Maine 98% 79% 69% 29% 11% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 12% 11% 7% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 5% 4% 4% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 12% 17% 15% 10% 8%
Current Status Unknown 2% 9% 13% 15% 18% 20%

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 408

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59%
11%
3%
7%
20%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
53%
8%
11%
10%
18%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
10%
1%
69%
10%
10%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown
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The SAM Bachelor’s Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor’s degree program at University of Maine in the Fall of 2007. The students’ progress toward a degree is reported within 2, 4, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Maine are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Maine and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Maine are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Maine and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Maine | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2013
 
2008-09
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2009-10
 
2010-11
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2013-14
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Bachelor's degree from University of Maine 1% 10% 35% 53% 57% 59%
+ Associate degree from University of Maine 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Maine 1% 10% 35% 53% 57% 59%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 6% 7% 9%
+ Associate degree from another institution 1% 0% 1% 2% 3% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 4% 8% 10% 11%
Enrolled at University of Maine 96% 69% 34% 11% 5% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 9% 6% 6% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 10% 12% 10% 8% 7%
Current Status Unknown 2% 10% 15% 18% 20% 20%