Washington County Community College

Tel: (207)454-1000
443 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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Washington County Community College serves 443 students (63.21% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 23%.
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Washington County Community College is the only community colleges within Washington County, ME.
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The nearest community college is Eastern Maine Community College (75.78 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Washington County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 26 staff
61 staff
Washington County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 443 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 443 students 1,294 students
Washington County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
21:1
Washington County Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 280 students
822 students
Washington County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 163 students
1,025 students
Washington County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Washington County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
13%
1%
Washington County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Washington County Community College Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
1%
12%
Washington County Community College Black (2009-2013)
% White
66%
57%
Washington County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
18%
3%
Washington County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Washington County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.23 0.53
Washington County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,580 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,960 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,580 $5,694
Washington County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,960 $10,252
Washington County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 150 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Washington County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

WCCC is a non-profit, residential, post-secondary, associate degree granting institution supported, in part, by appropriation from the Maine State Legislature. Washington County Community College is one of seven Community Colleges that operate under the authority of the Maine Community College System. Though it is known internationally for its outstanding marine-oriented programs -- especially boatbuilding -- WCCC offers a variety of programs designed to meet the unique educational and economic needs of the future. Many programs are offered at different academic levels -- from one-year certificate options to two-year associate degree programs. You may select from our one and two-year certificate, diploma and associate degree career programs, after which you may directly enter the workforce or, if you prefer, transfer to a four-year college or university to further your education and skills. WCCC has changed and added programs over its 32 years to meet the demands of a diverse student body. Our 300-member student body, ranging in age from 18 to 68, is made up of individuals from Maine, as well as Boston, Philadelphia, and central Europe. Our students may choose to live in one of the campus apartments overlooking the St. Croix River and the Canadian border, or commute from their own housing near our Calais or Eastport campuses. Students at WCCC are also encouraged to participate in numerous student activities, including student government, intramural sports and interest clubs. In short, WCCC prepares students for employment or continued education, but along the way, the whole person is allowed to grow and flourish in an environment unlike any other in the state of Maine. Our small classes, modern facilities, hands-on approach, and commitment to excellence will provide you with an opportunity to obtain a quality education that will serve you long after you graduate.

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Did You Know?
For Maine public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,912 per year for in-state students and $7,420 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,252 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Maine is Washington County Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.