Unity College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,280
60.8% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$27,070
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.46%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
99.8%
885 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,429
89.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
46%
86 Graduates

About

Unity College is a higher education institution located in Waldo County, ME. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Unity College were Natural Resource Law Enforcement & Protective Services (50 degrees awarded), Wildlife, Fish, & Wildlands Science (41 degrees), and Wildlife Biology (18 degrees).

In 2020, 226 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Unity College. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (182 degrees), 7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Unity College is $11,280, which is $−17,120 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Unity College is $11,280, which is $−17,120 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,070.

In 2020, 90% of undergraduate students attending Unity College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,280
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Unity College was $11,280. The cost of tuition at Unity College is $−17,120 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$27,070
2020 Value
1.74%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Unity College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,070. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Unity College grew by 1.74%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,545
Room and Board
$500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Unity College was of $8,545 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $500. The cost of room and board increased by 4.14% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Unity College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 8.16% with respect to 2019, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.46%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Unity College was 5.46%, which represents 13 out of the 238 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Unity College received 885 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.97% annual decline. Out of those 885 applicants, 883 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,429 students enrolled at Unity College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Unity College has an overall enrollment yield of 26.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
883
Accepted Out of 885

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Unity College was 99.8% (883 admissions from 885 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 98.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −9.97%, while admissions declined by −8.59%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Unity College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Unity College has a total enrollment of 1,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Unity College is 1,278 students and the part-time enrollment is 151. This means that 89.4% of students enrolled at Unity College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Unity College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.1% White, 6.86% Hispanic or Latino, 3.71% Two or More Races, 2.73% Black or African American, 1.12% Asian, 0.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Unity College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.7%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Unity College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Unity College is 1,278 and the part-time enrollment is 151. This means that 89.4% of students enrolled at Unity College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

42%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Unity College was 42%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Unity College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,044
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    98
  3. Two or More Races
    53

The enrolled student population at Unity College is 73.1% White, 6.86% Hispanic or Latino, 3.71% Two or More Races, 2.73% Black or African American, 1.12% Asian, 0.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 163 students (11.4%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 24 more women than men received degrees from Unity College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Unity College is white (182 degrees awarded). There were 7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Unity College is Natural Resource Law Enforcement & Protective Services (50 degrees awarded), followed by Wildlife, Fish, & Wildlands Science (41 degrees) and Wildlife Biology (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Unity College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (133 degrees awarded), Agriculture (9 degrees), and Biology (29 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Unity College are Physicians (414,641 people), Other managers (181,399 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (154,069 people), Postsecondary teachers (140,739 people), and Registered nurses (109,078 people).

The most specialized majors at Unity College are Natural Resources & Conservation (133 degrees awarded), Agriculture (9 degrees), Biology (29 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (14 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Unity College are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Unity College are Natural Resources & Conservation (133 degrees awarded), Agriculture (9 degrees), Biology (29 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (14 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Unity College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (561,396 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (340,710 people), Elementary & secondary schools (323,803 people), Offices of physicians (207,244 people), and Scientific research & development services (141,842 people).

The most specialized majors at Unity College are Natural Resources & Conservation (133 degrees awarded), Agriculture (9 degrees), Biology (29 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (14 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Unity College.
Most Common
  1. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Unity College was Natural Resource Law Enforcement & Protective Services with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

101
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
125
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Unity College, which is 0.808 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Unity College in Natural Resource Law Enforcement & Protective Services, which is 2.86 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 28 degrees were awarded to women at Unity College in Wildlife, Fish, & Wildlands Science, which is 2.15 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 55% of students graduating from Unity College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Unity College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 10.5% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    182 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    26 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Unity College is white (182 degrees awarded). There were 7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (26 degrees).

11.5% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    97 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Unity College is white female (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (85 degrees).

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Unity College has an endowment valued at nearly $15.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.04M (6.81%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Unity College had a total salary expenditure of $23.7M. Unity College employs 10 Associate professors, 9 Professors, and 8 Instructors. Most academics at Unity College are Male Associate professors (6), Female Instructors(5), and Male Professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Unity College are: Service, with 39 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

Endowment

$15.3M
2020 Endowment
2.16%
growth from 2019

Unity College has an endowment valued at about $15.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Unity College grew 2.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.5M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Unity College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.11M
2020 Salaries
5.88%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Unity College paid a median of $9.11M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($23.7M) and a 5.88% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.3% growth from 2018 and a 8.87% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.85M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2020, Unity College paid a total of $1.85M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Unity College were Associate professor with 10 employees; Professor with 9 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Unity College were Service with 39 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees; and Management with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Unity College was Male Associate professor with 6 employees, Female Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Unity College.

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