Northern Maine Community College

Northern Maine Community College

Northern Maine Community College was established in 1961. The campus of the college is spread across 87 acres of land in Presque Isle, Maine. It is one of the colleges under the Maine Community College System.

Northern Maine Community College offers more than 30 programs of study leading to associate's degrees in arts, science, and applied science. Students can choose from courses in the fields of liberal arts, science, business technology, nursing, allied health, and trade and technology.

Northern Maine Community College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association and the Yankee College Conference. Its sports teams are known as the Falcons, and they compete in cross country, basketball, golf, hockey, soccer, skiing, and snowboarding. Students can also participate in intramural sports like racquetball, tennis, basketball, softball, volleyball, and foul shooting.

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Northern Maine Community College
33 Edgemont Dr
Presque Isle , ME 04769-2016
General Phone: (207) 768-2700

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades44carpentry, electrician, pipefitting, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair37computer repair, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Nursing and Emergency Medicine21EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Production Trades20machinist, sheet metal tech, precision metal working
Business and Management17business management, accounting technology
Family and Social Work8child development
Engineering Technician7drafting
Medical Administration5medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering5computer programming, computer networking
Law4legal secretary
Medical Support and Technology3medical coding
Liberal Arts2general studies, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies
Office and Administration1executive secretary, general office occupations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree10222
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4515
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years277

Northern Maine Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northern Maine Community College had a total enrollment of 955 students (688 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 54%
Women 46%
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 19%
18-19 13%
20-21 17%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)3%
New Hampshire1%
State unknown1%

Northern Maine Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 30 %

Northern Maine Community College Room and Board (2007)

Northern Maine Community College offers campus housing for 191 of its 688 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Presque Isle, 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.

Northern Maine Community College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,152
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,612
Room and board $ 5,500
Room charge $ 2,120
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,380
Books and supplies $ 1,540
Other expenses $ 2,780

Financial Aid:
Northern Maine Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 576000)

Northern Maine Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year23$61,53921$54,562
All faculty totalacademic year23$61,53921$54,562

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

Northern Maine Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Metal Working, Other
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking

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What Sets Northern Maine Community College Apart:

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