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Northern Maine Community College

Presque Isle, ME 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate55%
Acceptance Rate55%

About Northern Maine Community College

Northern Maine Community College Overview

Northern Maine Community College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Presque Isle, Maine. Northern Maine Community College was founded in 1963 and the school currently enrolls around 829 students a year, which includes 829 undergrad students. Northern Maine Community College offers on-campus housing for up to 225 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 35% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Planning to play sports? Northern Maine Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Northern Maine Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Northern Maine Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 55%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,880
Out-of-State $5,760
Percent of Need Met 48%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,818

Is Northern Maine Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Northern Maine Community College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Northern Maine Community College

It is not difficult to get into Northern Maine Community College. The university admitted 55% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 627 students applied to Northern Maine Community College and 343 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northern Maine Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 57% of students who start at Northern Maine Community College return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Northern Maine Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 91% of graduates from Northern Maine Community College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Northern Maine Community College grads have an average starting salary of $40,162 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Northern Maine Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Northern Maine Community College's endowment was valued at $5.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $3,456 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Northern Maine Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Northern Maine Community College meets 48% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,818 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Northern Maine Community College.

Based on this information, is Northern Maine Community College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Northern Maine Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Northern Maine Community College Located?

Northern Maine Community College is located in the small town setting of Presque Isle, Maine.

If you want to see Northern Maine Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 1 to Presque Isle, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Northern Maine Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Northern Maine Community College and Presque Isle are like without leaving home.

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College Info

33 Edgemont Drive Presque Isle, ME 04769-2016

Campus Setting: Small Town

Northern Maine Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northern Maine Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northern Maine Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Northern Maine Community College ACT Scores

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Northern Maine Community College SAT Scores

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Northern Maine Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$13,119

In State

$15,999

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,880
$5,760
Fees
$921
$921
Housing
$7,818
$7,818
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Northern Maine Community College is like? There are approximately 829 students enrolled at Northern Maine Community College. 46% percent of students attend school full-time.

46%

Full Time

54%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

829

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

55%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,801

Out-of-State

$6,681

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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