York County Community College

112 College Drive
Wells, ME 04090
Tel: (207)646-9282
1,607 students
Public institution
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 1,607 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is equal to the state average of 15%.
York County Community College is the only community colleges within York County, ME.
The nearest community college is Great Bay Community College (19.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 142% over five years.
College York 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 63 staff
61 staff
York County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,607 has grown by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 64% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,607 students 1,296 students
York County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
21:1
York County Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 597 students
814 students
York County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,010 students
1,040 students
York County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
York County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
York County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
York County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
York County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
York County Community College Black (2008-2013)
% White
85%
51%
York County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
York County Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
8%
3%
York County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
York County Community College Non Resident (2012-2013)
York 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. 0.28 0.68
York County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,420 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,060 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,420 $5,660
York County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,060 $10,250
York County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
89%
York County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $3,912 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 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Maine is Washington County Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.