Northern Maine Community College

Tel: (207)768-2700
799 students
Public institution
Northern Maine Community College provides career and transfer programs that lead to associate degrees, diplomas or certificates. The students served have an opportunity to develop as individuals and to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for employment or for transfer to a senior college or university. The college assists in economic and human resource development by offering programs of study, courses or seminars to employed individuals, specialized training to attract business and industry, and various community interest courses or seminars.
School Highlights:
Northern Maine Community College serves 799 students (73% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is equal to the state average of 6%.
Northern Maine Community College is the only community colleges within Aroostook County, ME.
The nearest community college is Washington County Community College (110.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Northern Maine 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 799 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
799 students
1,287 students
Northern Maine Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
580 students
832 students
Northern Maine Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 219 students
1,021 students
Northern Maine Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Northern Maine Community College sch enrollment Northern Maine Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Northern Maine Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Northern Maine Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Northern Maine Community College Black (2008-2012)
% White
94%
66%
Northern Maine Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Northern Maine Community College sch ethnicity Northern Maine 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. 0.12 0.45
Northern Maine Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,283 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,893 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,283 $5,917
Northern Maine Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,893 $10,050
Northern Maine Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 55%
78%
Northern Maine Community College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Northern Maine Community College was established in 1961, and the first class entered the college in 1963. Today, NMCC impacts over 2,000 students annually through various programs. More than 7,000 graduates are now meeting employer needs throughout the state, the nation, and abroad. Thanks to the support from business and industry throughout the state, NMCC is proud to have more than 250 individuals serve on advisory committees for our various programs. This ensures that NMCC's programs provide the most relevant, technically advanced information required in their industry. The College has earned the reputation of a top-quality educational facility. We have a quality institution with a goal of achieving excellence in service both to our students and to the communities we serve. Your involvement with us will challenge you and provide you with opportunities to grow. Whether you are looking for an associate degree, diploma or certificate program or customized training for your business or yourself, you will find that NMCC's programs, courses and training will expand your knowledge as well as challenge your thinking. At NMCC, more than 30 programs of study are designed to enable you to enter the work force with technically-current skills and to prepare you for lifelong learning and upward mobility. Ninety percent of our graduates are employed within six months of their graduation in Real jobs or are continuing their education for a bachelor's degree. Our associate's degree will allow you to enter your chosen job market with confidence or to continue on to a baccalaureate degree.

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