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IPEDS ID: 442213
OPE ID: 03612300
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Birthwise Midwifery School
24 South High Street, Bridgton, Maine 04009-1110
General information:  (207) 647-5968
Website:  www.birthwisemidwifery.edu/
Type:  2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Two but less than 4 years certificate
Campus setting:  Rural: Distant
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  75 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  3 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty (all instructional)131
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Tuition and fees$13,055$13,560$13,760$14,1302.7%
Books and supplies$1,400$1,535$1,535$733-52.2%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$9,918$10,097$10,320$11,71113.5%
Other$6,461$6,579$6,724$7,62713.4%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,504$4,591$4,700$5,34013.6%
Total Expenses2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Off Campus$30,834$31,771$32,339$34,2015.8%
Off Campus with Family$18,959$19,686$19,995$20,2031.0%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2019-2020
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid134$134,853$3,966
Pell grants20$63,447$3,172
Federal student loans45$354,112$7,869
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

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  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2019-2020, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)75
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 25%
Part-time: 75%Student Gender:
Male: 0%
Female: 100%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 56%
Two or more races: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Non-resident alien: 8%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 15%
25 and over: 85%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2018.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2020-2021): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2020
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants202
Percent admitted100%-100%
Percent admitted who enrolled100%-100%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Part-time students: 80%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2018 and Returned in Fall 2019
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Non-degree-granting institutions were not required to report Outcome Measures information.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
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Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Direct Entry Midwifery12
Category total12
Grand total12
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Educational Benefits, 2019-2020
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION, GRADUATION, AND TRANSFER-OUT
GRADUATION AND TRANSFER-OUT RATES FOR FIRST-TIME EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time--0%
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Midwifery Education Accreditation CouncilAccredited since ((!)06/01/2002)03/12/2025
Midwifery Education Accreditation CouncilPreaccredited (12/01/1998 - 06/01/2002)
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/170444.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201620172018
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201620172018
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
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  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201720162015
Default rate3.7%4.6%2.3%
Number in default221
Number in repayment534343
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)