Maine College of Health Professions

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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 177 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 25%.

Top Rankings

Maine College of Health Professions ranks 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 ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty19 staff65 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Maine College of Health Professions has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The Maine College of Health Professions diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 284% over five years.
Total Enrollment177 students1,632 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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# Full-Time Students48 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students129 students1,211 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%
4%
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% White
83%
75%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
10%
14%
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Diversity Score0.300.42
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College Completion Rate
100%
37%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$51,800$33,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $9,890 is equal to the state average of $9,890. The private state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$9,890$9,890
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$11,777
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate48%48%
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SAT Total Avg.1,3751,375
SAT Reading445445
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SAT Math500500
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SAT Writing430430
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Maine College of Health Professions is Central Maine Community College (2.3 miles away).
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