York County Community College

112 College Drive, Wells
ME, 04090
Tel: (207)646-9282
1,578 students
Public institution

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The mission of York County Community College is to serve the citizens of York County by providing education to individuals leading to jobs, transfer opportunities, and self-fulfillment, training for business and industry to develop a highly qualified workforce, and participation in economic development initiatives for York County and the State of Maine.
School Highlights:
York County Community College serves 1,578 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 6%.
York County Community College is the only community colleges within York County, ME.
The nearest community college is Great Bay Community College (19.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
York County Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,578 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,578 students
1,287 students
York County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
603 students
832 students
York County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 975 students
1,021 students
York County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
York County Community College sch enrollment York County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
York County Community College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
York County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
-
12%
York County Community College Black (2008-2011)
% White
97%
66%
York County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
York County Community College More (2009-2012)
York County Community College sch ethnicity York County Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.06 0.45
York County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,940 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $5,845
York County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,940 $10,047
York County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

York County Technical College (YCTC) was created when the 116th State Legislature appropriated operational dollars to fund “An Act to Establish York County Technical College” in spring 1994. YCTC became the seventh technical college of the statewide Maine Technical College System (MCTS), which operates under the governance of its own board of trustees. On July 1, 2003 York County Technical College along with the rest of the Maine Technical College System became a comprehensive Community College, known thereafter as York County Community College (YCCC). York County Community College is located at 112 College Drive in Wells, Maine. The two-story 77,000 square foot building sits on 84 wooded acres of land. The campus is accessible from Route 1, Route 109 and the Maine Turnpike, Exit 19. College Drive is located off of Chapel Road. York County Community College offers numerous programs of study. They include Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in Arts (AA) degrees and a wide variety of certificates. All programs of study include courses in the technical areas and General Education. The Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees are designed to permit the student to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. York County Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering post-graduate instruction.

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Did You Know?
For Maine public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,886 per year for in-state students and $7,387 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,751 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Maine is 48%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Maine community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.12, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Washington County Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.