Maine College of Health Professions

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  • Maine College of Health Professions was founded in 1891 and was incorporated at Lewiston, Maine, on January 29, 1977, as a non-sectarian, private educational institution, offering to qualified men and women a healthcare education at the Certificate, Associates, and Bachelor Degree level.

School Highlights

Maine College of Health Professions serves 210 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 14%.

Top Placements

Maine College of Health Professions places among the top 20% of community colleges in Maine for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Maine College of Health Professions(ME) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty19 staff40 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Maine College of Health Professions has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The Maine College of Health Professions diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment210 students1,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:124:1
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# Full-Time Students59 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students151 students686 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
14193
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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
96%
86%
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Diversity Score0.080.26
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College Completion Rate
50%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$51,800$33,900
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,500 is more than the state average of $12,482. The private state tuition has grown by 43% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,500$12,482
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Tuition NotesDetails on tuition and fees are found at https://www.mchp.edu/tuition-fees/
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,820$5,500
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Acceptance Rate33%33%
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SAT Reading445445
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SAT Math500500
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SAT Writing430430
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Maine College of Health Professions is a non-profit, non-sectarian, single entity institution. The school offers Licensed Practical Nursing, Associates Degree Nursing (RN), RN to BSN, Associates Degree in Radiological Technology, Advanced Certificates in Mammography, Sonography, and Computed Tomography along with Associates in Health Sciences.. The School was established in 1891 as a diploma-granting institution and named the Central Maine General Hospital Training School. The first student was admitted on July 9, 1891, and on March 24, 1893, the first student was graduated. The first male student was admitted to the School in 1953. Since then, male students have been admitted to, and present in, each class. The then existing student residences became coeducational in 1976. In 2001, the School moved into its new state-of-the-art facility at 70 Middle Street, Lewiston. Maine College of Health Professions is accredited/approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, and New England Commission of Higher Education.

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