Top Penobscot County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Penobscot County, Maine, serving 3,485 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American and Asian), and the student:teacher ratio is 22:1.

Top Penobscot County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Beal College
    Private, for profit
    99 Farm Road
    Bangor ME  04401
    (207)947-4591

    429 students
  • 354 Hogan Rd
    Bangor ME  04401
    (207)974-4600

    2,613 students
  • 1 College Circle
    Bangor ME  04401
    (207)941-7176

    443 students
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