Going to college is hard work but it’s even more challenging for nontraditional students who are working or raising a family at the same time. If you’re considering community college to improve your life or further your career, here’s everything you need to know.
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Quick Stats (2023-24)
Enrollment: 4,202 students
In-state tuition: $7,448
Out-state tuition: $16,688
Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
Minority enrollment: 16%
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
For Maine public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $7,666 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,369 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.