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  • The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and 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 curriculum at the Associate Degree level.

School Highlights

Maine College of Health Professions serves 216 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Private-state tuition: $9,890
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 17%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Maine College of Health Professions ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
Maine College of Health Professions
(ME) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
28 staff
122 staff
This chart display total faculty of Maine College of Health Professions and community college average number of faculty in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Maine College of Health Professions has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The Maine College of Health Professions diversity score of 0.31 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
216 students
2,042 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
69 students
515 students
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# Part-Time Students
147 students
1,226 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
168 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
69 students
515 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
147 students
1,226 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
14 students
138 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
3%
3%
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% White
83%
85%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score
0.31
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
100%
37%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Maine College of Health Professions and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.01%
1.08%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$51,800
$33,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Maine College of Health Professions and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of ME by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $9,890 is less than the state average of $13,369. The private state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$9,890
$13,369
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
60%
87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Maine College of Health Professions and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,750
$12,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Maine College of Health Professions and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Maine College of Health Professions and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in ME by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
45%
85%
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SAT Total Avg.
1,375
1,375
SAT Reading
445
445
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SAT Math
500
500
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SAT Writing
430
430
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • The Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing is a non-profit, non sectarian, single entity institution. The school awards an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing to its graduates. 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. Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing is accredited/approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing, National League for Nursing and New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Maine College of Health Professions cost?

Maine College of Health Professions's private state tuition is approximately $9,890.

What is the acceptance rate of Maine College of Health Professions?

The acceptance rate of Maine College of Health Professions is 45%, which is lower than the state average of 85%.

What is Maine College of Health Professions's ranking?

Maine College of Health Professions ranks among the top 20% of community college in Maine for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Private-state tuition: $9,890
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 17%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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