Eastern Maine Community College

Eastern Maine Community College

Eastern Maine Community College, established in 1966 and often referred to as EMCC, is a community college located in Bangor, Maine, United States. The college offers a number of associate degrees in a wide range of subjects.

The athletics teams of the college compete in intercollegiate soccer, basketball, and golf. The college also allows students to participate in various intramural sports of their choice. The Johnston Gymnasium provides state-of-the-art fitness facilities to the students of EMCC.

The EMCC Alumni Association, formerly known as EMVTI Alumni Association, was established on May 23, 1981 with only 176 charter members. It has since expanded considerably to a full-fledged alumni association, with thousands of students in its roster.

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Eastern Maine Community College
354 Hogan Rd
Bangor , ME 04401
General Phone: (207) 974-4600

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Eastern Maine Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair43computer repair, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician36civil engineering tech, telecommunications tech, electrical/electronic tech, construction engineering tech, CAD and design
Business and Management33business management, banking
Nursing and Emergency Medicine29EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Cooking and Culinary Arts27chef training, restaurant and catering management
Medical Support and Technology27radiation therapist, surgical tech
Liberal Arts25general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Education and Teaching23early childhood education, teacher aide
Computer Science and Engineering16computer networking
Medical Administration14medical records admin, medical transcription
Construction Trades14electrician
Production Trades10machinist, welding
Office and Administration5administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Eastern Maine Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree23625
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4411
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years227

Eastern Maine Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastern Maine Community College had a total enrollment of 1,923 students (1,370 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Full-Time 71%
Part-Time 29%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 30%
20-21 21%
22-24 13%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Eastern Maine Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 41 %

Eastern Maine Community College Room and Board (2007)

Eastern Maine Community College offers campus housing for 264 of its 1,370 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Bangor, Maine for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maine Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Eastern Maine Community College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Eastern Maine Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,135
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,595
Room and board $ 8,160
Room charge $ 4,300
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,860
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 300

Financial Aid:
Eastern Maine Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 527700)

Eastern Maine Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3519

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year35$56,56919$53,828
All faculty totalacademic year35$56,56919$53,828

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Eastern Maine Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

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% of degrees in education and teaching
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