UMaine Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Student Success Metrics

Strategic Vision and Values
Goal 1.1. We will welcome and support all learners and engage them in experiential learning.

UMaine Student Success KPI Metrics Baseline

(Fall 2018)

Current

(Fall 2022)

Stretch Goal

(Fall 2027)

Enrollment (Headcount) 11,404 11,571 12,500
Enrollment (FTE) 9,750 9,399 10,154
First-Year Retention 78% 75% 82%
Four-Year Graduation Rate 40% 42% 50%
Six-Year Graduation Rate 60% 57% 62%
First-Year participation in Research Learning Experiences 17% 50%
% of graduates completing at least one internship 56% 80%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16 15 16
% Employed or Continuing Education (2017-2018 graduates)

96%

(2021-2022 graduates)

95%

(2026-2027 graduates)

100%

Average Debt per Borrower (Bachelor Degree Graduates) (2017-2018 graduates)

$34,741

(2020-2021 graduates)

$36,656

(2026-2027 graduates)

$25,921

       
UMaine Machias Student Success KPI Metrics Baseline

(Fall 2018)

Current

(Fall 2022)

Stretch Goal

(Fall 2027)

Enrollment (Headcount) 675 763 820
Enrollment (FTE) 425 359 535
First-Year Retention 55% 70% 70%
Four-Year Graduation Rate 14% 18% 25%
Six-Year Graduation Rate 30% 26% 35%
First-Year participation in Research Learning Experiences 50%
% of graduates completing at least one internship 70% 80%
Average Debt per Borrower (Bachelor Degree Graduates) (2017-2018 graduates)

$25,702

(2020-2021 graduates)

$24,279

(2026-2027 graduates)

$25,921

% Employed or Continuing Education (2021-2022 graduates)

90%

(2026-2027 graduates)

100%

Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12 14 13
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Metrics

Strategic Vision and Values
Goal 3: The university will be a rewarding place to live, learn and work by sustaining an environment that is diverse and inclusive, and fosters the personal development of all its stakeholders.

UMaine Diversity KPI Metrics

Baseline

(Fall 2018)

Current

(Fall 2022)

% of historically underrepresented* students 10% 11%
% of historically underrepresented* faculty (full-time) 3% (Fall 2020)

4%

% of historically underrepresented* staff (full-time) 4% (Fall 2020)

4%

     
UMaine Machias Diversity KPI Metrics

Baseline

(Fall 2018)

Current

(Fall 2022)

% of historically underrepresented* students 11% 14%
% of historically underrepresented* faculty (full-time) 0% (Fall 2020)

0%

% of historically underrepresented* staff (full-time) 2% (Fall 2020)

1%

     
*Historically underrepresented includes non-international students, faculty, and staff reporting race/ethnicity who are American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and those identifying as two or more races.
       
UMaine Equity KPI Metrics**

Subgroup Baseline

(Fall 2018)

Subgroup Current

(Fall 2021)

UMaine Current

(Fall 2021)

First-Year Retention Goal: Reduce Gaps from Average
Historically Underrepresented* Students 72% 64% 76%
First-Generation Students 70% 68% 76%
Pell Recipients 72% 69% 76%
Four-Year Graduation Goal: Reduce Gaps from Average
Historically Underrepresented* Students 28% 25% 41%
First-Generation Students 32% 30% 41%
Pell Recipients 31% 31% 41%
Six-Year Graduation Goal: Reduce Gaps from Average
Historically Underrepresented* Students 45% 51% 59%
First-Generation Students 48% 47% 59%
Pell Recipients 50% 50% 59%
       
*Historically underrepresented includes non-international students reporting race/ethnicity who are American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and those identifying as two or more races.

**The year reflects the year in which the rates are reported. For example, fall 2021 represents the retention rate of students who entered in the fall of 2020.

       
UMaine Machias Equity KPI Metrics**

Subgroup Baseline

(Fall 2018)

Subgroup Current

(Fall 2021)

UMaine Machias Current

(Fall 2021)

First-Year Retention Goal: Reduce Gaps from Average
Historically Underrepresented* Students 27% Fewer than 10 students 58%
First-Generation Students 51% 69% 58%
Pell Recipients 50% 63% 58%
Four-Year Graduation Goal: Reduce Gaps from Average
Historically Underrepresented* Students 14% 9% 14%
First-Generation Students 11% 10% 14%
Pell Recipients 12% 9% 14%
Six-Year Graduation Goal: Reduce Gaps from Average
Historically Underrepresented* Students 12% 13% 22%
First-Generation Students 23% 24% 22%
Pell Recipients 25% 22% 22%
       
*Historically underrepresented includes non-international students reporting race/ethnicity who are American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and and those identifying as two or more races.

**The year reflects the year in which the rates are reported. For example, fall 2021 represents the retention rate of students who entered in the fall of 2020.

       
UMaine Inclusion KPI Metrics

Baseline

(Spring 2017)

Current

(Spring 2020)

Carnegie Peers

(Spring 2020)

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
“I feel valued by this institution.” NA 69% 71%
“Experiences at institution contributed to knowledge, skills, and personal development in understanding people from other backgrounds..” 47% 51% 62%
“How much does your institution emphasize encouraging contact among students from different backgrounds?” 37% 43% 51%
       
UMaine Machias Inclusion KPI Metrics

Baseline

(Spring 2018)

Current

(Spring 2020)

Carnegie Peers

(Spring 2020)

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
“I feel valued by this institution.” NA 87% 78%
“Experiences at institution contributed to knowledge, skills, and personal development in understanding people from other backgrounds..” 60% 70% 71%
“How much does your institution emphasize encouraging contact among students from different backgrounds?” 48% 54% 57%
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Research and Development Metrics

Strategic Vision and Values
Goal 1.2 We will create new knowledge and apply innovative research and scholarship to enrich lives.

UMaine Research KPI Metrics

Baseline

(FY 2019)

Current

(FY 2022)

Stretch Goal

(FY 2028)

Research Expenditures $138M $225M $253M
Research Awards ($) $79M $107M $196M
Research Awards (#) 381 396 725
Research Proposals ($) $215M $325M $403M
Research Proposals (#) 553 578 822
Doctoral Degrees Awarded 69 84 92
R&D Staff with Doctorates (Fall reporting) 136 290 265
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Outreach & Engagement Metrics

Strategic Vision and Values
Goal 2.1 We will grow and advance partnerships to catalyze the cultural, economic and civic future of Maine and beyond.

UMaine Outreach & Engagement KPI Metrics

Baseline

(FY 2019)

Current

(FY 2022)

Stretch Goal

(FY 2028)

Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Programming
Number of youth related activities 132 124 Not yet determined
Number of youth served 16,100 6,828 Not yet determined
Number of volunteers in youth-related activities 1,334 626 Not yet determined
External Partnerships
Pending Institution-wide data collection in 2022-2023
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Innovation & Economic Development Metrics

Strategic Vision and Values
Goal 1: We will support and grow Maine’s economy through new discoveries and by building a workforce whose members are engaged in their communities and prepared for lifelong success.

UMaine Innovation & Economic Development KPI Metrics

Baseline

(FY 2019)

Current

(FY 2022)

Stretch Goal

(FY 2028)

Invention Disclosures 14 23 40
Commercialization Revenue ($) $289K $400K $5M
Commercialization Teams External Funding ($) $575K $10M
Commercialization Teams (#) 21 20
Business & Industry Innovation Revenue ($) $7.2M $6.6M $14M
Business & Economic Development Partners 367 275 400
IP-Based Spinoffs 3 1 4
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Infrastructure and Financial Responsibility Metrics

Strategic Vision and Values
Goal 2.2 We will optimize management of our infrastructure and enhance it to support the realization of our vision.

UMaine Infrastructure and Financial KPI Metrics

Baseline

(FY 2019)

Current

(FY 2022)

Stretch Goal

(FY 2028)

Net Operating Margin Ratio -1.70% 1.69% 2%
Debt Service Coverage Ratio 2.46 4.23 2
Primary Reserve Ratio 0.3 0.37 0.4
Endowment per FTE Student $34,584 $44,576 $35,500
Alumni Giving Rate 7% 5.5% 7%
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