Washington County Community College

School Highlights
  • Washington County Community College serves 491 students (51% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 14%.
  • Washington County Community College is the only community colleges within Washington County, ME.
  • The nearest community college to Washington County Community College is Eastern Maine Community College (75.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Washington County Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Maine for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Washington County Community College(ME) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty33 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Washington County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Washington County Community College diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment491 students1,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:124:1
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# Full-Time Students249 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students242 students686 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
150193
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% American Indian/Alaskan
11%
1%
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
-
2%
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% Black
2%
3%
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% White
77%
86%
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% Unknown races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.390.26
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College Completion Rate
32%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,800$33,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,630 is less than the state average of $4,123. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,058 is less than the state average of $7,746. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,630$4,123
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,058$7,746
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • WCCC is a non-profit, residential, post-secondary, associate degree granting institution supported, in part, by appropriation from the Maine State Legislature. Washington County Community College is one of seven Community Colleges that operate under the authority of the Maine Community College System. Though it is known internationally for its outstanding marine-oriented programs -- especially boatbuilding -- WCCC offers a variety of programs designed to meet the unique educational and economic needs of the future. Many programs are offered at different academic levels -- from one-year certificate options to two-year associate degree programs. You may select from our one and two-year certificate, diploma and associate degree career programs, after which you may directly enter the workforce or, if you prefer, transfer to a four-year college or university to further your education and skills. WCCC has changed and added programs over its 32 years to meet the demands of a diverse student body. Our 300-member student body, ranging in age from 18 to 68, is made up of individuals from Maine, as well as Boston, Philadelphia, and central Europe. Our students may choose to live in one of the campus apartments overlooking the St. Croix River and the Canadian border, or commute from their own housing near our Calais or Eastport campuses. Students at WCCC are also encouraged to participate in numerous student activities, including student government, intramural sports and interest clubs. In short, WCCC prepares students for employment or continued education, but along the way, the whole person is allowed to grow and flourish in an environment unlike any other in the state of Maine. Our small classes, modern facilities, hands-on approach, and commitment to excellence will provide you with an opportunity to obtain a quality education that will serve you long after you graduate.

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