York County Community College

  • The mission of York County Community College is to serve the citizens of York County by providing education to individuals leading to jobs, transfer opportunities, and self-fulfillment, training for business and industry to develop a highly qualified workforce, and participation in economic development initiatives for York County and the State of Maine.
School Highlights
  • York County Community College serves 1,699 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 14%.
  • York County Community College is the only community colleges within York County, ME.
  • The nearest community college to York County Community College is Great Bay Community College (19.4 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
York 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 Faculty65 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of York County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The York County Community College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,699 students1,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
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# Full-Time Students529 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students1,170 students686 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
-
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
-
3%
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% White
90%
86%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.190.26
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College Completion Rate
22%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,900$33,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,480 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 $6,180 is less than the state average of $7,746. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,480$4,123
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,180$7,746
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,262$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,250$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • York County Technical College (YCTC) was created when the 116th State Legislature appropriated operational dollars to fund “An Act to Establish York County Technical College” in spring 1994. YCTC became the seventh technical college of the statewide Maine Technical College System (MCTS), which operates under the governance of its own board of trustees. On July 1, 2003 York County Technical College along with the rest of the Maine Technical College System became a comprehensive Community College, known thereafter as York County Community College (YCCC). York County Community College is located at 112 College Drive in Wells, Maine. The two-story 77,000 square foot building sits on 84 wooded acres of land. The campus is accessible from Route 1, Route 109 and the Maine Turnpike, Exit 19. College Drive is located off of Chapel Road. York County Community College offers numerous programs of study. They include Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in Arts (AA) degrees and a wide variety of certificates. All programs of study include courses in the technical areas and General Education. The Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees are designed to permit the student to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. York County Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering post-graduate instruction.

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