Eastern Maine Community College

  • The basic mission of the Maine Community College System is to provide associate degree, diploma and certificate programs directed at the educational, occupational and technical needs of the State's citizens and the workforce needs of the State's employers to create an educated, skilled and adaptable labor force which is responsive to the changing needs of the economy of the State and to promote local, regional and statewide economic development. Eastern Maine Community College provides the highest quality post-secondary technical, career and transfer education and serves as a dynamic community resource.
School Highlights
  • Eastern Maine Community College serves 2,613 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 14%.
  • Eastern Maine Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Penobscot County, ME.
  • The nearest community college to Eastern Maine Community College is New England School of Communications (2.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Eastern Maine Community College(ME) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty125 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Eastern Maine Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Eastern Maine Community College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,613 students1,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
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# Full-Time Students1,220 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students1,393 students686 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-193
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
1%
3%
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% White
91%
86%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.170.26
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College Completion Rate
25%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,000$33,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,810 is less than the state average of $4,123. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,510 is less than the state average of $7,746. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,810$4,123
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,510$7,746
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Tuition Notesplus fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,375$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,165$5,500
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Acceptance Rate53%53%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Eastern Maine Community College, formerly Eastern Maine Technical College (EMTC) after being Eastern Maine Vocational Technical Institute (EMVTI), was established in 1966 by the Maine State Legislature, under the authority of the State Board of Education. IN 1968 the College moved from temporary quarters in the downtown Bangor to its present campus on Hogan Road. Then, in 1986, the 112th Legislature created a quasi-independent system, with a board of trustees to govern all six of Maine's VTI's, and in 1989 another law changed the names of these institutions to more accurately reflect their purpose and activities. EMVTI thus became "Eastern Maine Technical College". The 72-acre campus is located in Bangor, adjacent to the Hogan Road exit off Interstate 95, and is served by public transportation. The campus facilities include a main administrative/classroom/library building, two classroom/shop/lab buildings, two residence halls with a dining commons, a conference/technology center, a gymnasium, and three maintenance buildings. Eastern Maine Community College awards Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science and Associate in Arts Degrees; Diplomas; Certificates; and documents of completion for customized short-term programs and courses. Today, the College offers one-year Certificates, and one and two-year Diplomas, Associate in Applied Science Degrees, and Associate in Arts Degrees in twenty-eight technologies and areas of Study. EMCC prepares technicians and skilled workers for careers in mechanical, engineering and construction industries; allied health professions; and business occupations. Programs of Study are developed in cooperation with experts currently working in representative areas of technology. Short-term and specialized training and re-training courses are also available to business, industry and community. Approximate enrollment is 575 full-time and 750 part-time students, with 55 full-time and 119 adjunct faculty. Eastern Maine Technical College is a publicly-supported, post-secondary institution, fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., which is the primary accrediting agency for schools and colleges in the New England states.

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