Maine College of Health Professions

70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 04240-0000
Tel: (207)795-2840
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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 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 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 14%.
  • Maine College of Health Professions is one of 2 community colleges within Androscoggin County, ME.
  • The nearest community college is Central Maine Community College (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Maine College of Health Professions(ME) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty19 staff40 staff
Maine College of Health Professions Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 210 has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment210 students1,107 students
Maine College of Health Professions Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:122:1
Maine College of Health Professions Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students59 students421 students
Maine College of Health Professions Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students151 students686 students
Maine College of Health Professions Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Maine College of Health Professions Enrollment Breakdown ME All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
14193
Maine College of Health Professions Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
1%
1%
Maine College of Health Professions Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
2%
Maine College of Health Professions Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
3%
Maine College of Health Professions Black (2008-2016)
% White
96%
86%
Maine College of Health Professions White (2007-2016)
Maine College of Health Professions Ethnicity Breakdown ME All Ethnic Groups 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.0.080.26
Maine College of Health Professions Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
50%
27%
Maine College of Health Professions Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$51,800$33,900
Maine College of Health Professions Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $9,890 is less than the state average of $12,482. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$9,890$12,482
Maine College of Health Professions In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%90%
Maine College of Health Professions % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$12,000
Maine College of Health Professions Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,821$5,500
Maine College of Health Professions Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate33%33%
Maine College of Health Professions Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Total Avg.1,3751,375
SAT Reading445445
Maine College of Health Professions SAT Reading (2007-2016)
SAT Math500500
Maine College of Health Professions SAT Math (2007-2016)
SAT Writing430430
Maine College of Health Professions SAT Writing (2011-2016)
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Maine public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,123 per year for in-state students and $7,746 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,482 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 0.26, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Maine is Washington County Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.