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New England School Of Communications

Overview of New England School Of Communications

New England School of Communications is located in Bangor, ME (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by New England School of Communications is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. New England School of Communications is known for its programs in media.

New England School of Communications Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. New England School of Communications admitted just 44% of applicants in 2007-2008.

Student Body

The school had 391 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A very high share of students at New England School of Communications are male.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. New England School of Communications offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The purpose of the New England School of Communications is to train students for entry level positions in Communication related industries. These industries include radio, television, digital-media, public relations, advertising, marketing and other media. The training is a combination of hands-on, using real world techniques, and classroom instruction. Qualified faculty, with relevant media experience, instruct students in all phases of their education."

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Contacting New England School of Communications

New England School of Communications
1 College Circle
Bangor , ME 04401
General Phone: (207) 941-7176
http://www.nescom.edu

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New England School of Communications Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Media67audiovisual tech

Number of programs and degrees for New England School of Communications in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree201
Bachelor's degree471

New England School of Communications Student Body

In 2007-2008, New England School of Communications had a total enrollment of 391 students (355 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 73%
Women 27%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 13%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 49%
20-21 29%
22-24 13%
25-29 4%
30-34 3%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%

New England School of Communications Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 100 %

New England School of Communications Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(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 19 meals per week.

New England School of Communications Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total45320044%19698%
Men32214645%14398%
Women1315441%5398%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

New England School of Communications Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,690
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,690
Room and board $ 6,890
Board (meal plan) charge $ 6,840
Books and supplies $ 750
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
New England School of Communications participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2347100)

New England School of Communications Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$35,4290*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$35,4290*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year1*1*

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

New England School of Communications Degree Programs (2007)

Media
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other

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What Sets New England School of Communications Apart:

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% of degrees in media
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%New England School of Communications Male % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 7%New England School of Communications Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%New England School of Communications Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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