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York County Community College

Wells, ME 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About York County Community College

York County Community College Overview

York County Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Wells, Maine. York County Community College was founded in 1994 and the school now enrolls around 1,381 students a year, including 1,381 undergraduate students. York County Community College ensures on-campus housing for up to 50 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

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

2022 York County Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,880
Out-of-State $5,760
Percent of Need Met 50.05%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,068

Is York County Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what York County Community College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for York County Community College

It is not competitive to get into York County Community College. The acceptance rate at York County Community College is 76%. Last year, 511 students applied to York County Community College and 390 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at York County Community College

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

Approximately 52% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at York County Community Collegecome back their sophomore year. 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 York County Community College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with York County Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at York County Community College

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

York County Community College meets 50.05% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend York County Community College full-time are awarded $6,068 a year in financial aid, on average.

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

Some aid is awarded 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at York County Community College.

Based on this information, how does York County Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is York County Community College a good school for you?

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Where is York County Community College?

York County Community College is located in the small town setting of Wells, Maine, less than an hour from Boston.

If you want to see York County Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Wells, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International Jetport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what York County Community College and Wells are like without leaving home.

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College Info

112 College Drive Wells, ME 04090

Campus Setting: Small Town

York County 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 York County Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to York County Community College is Continuous processing.

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York County Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at York County Community College is like? There are approximately 1,381 students enrolled at York County Community College. 22% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from ME and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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