York County Community College

York County Community College

York County Community College was founded in 1994 as the York County Technical College. In July, 2003, the college was given its current name. It is a part of the Maine Community College System. The campus of YCCC is spread across 84 acres in Wells, Maine.

York County Community College offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Science degree programs in the fields of business administration, architectural design, computer technology, culinary arts, digital media, criminal justice, and liberal studies, among others. Certificate programs are offered in architectural drafting and design, and food service. Several educational programs are also provided in collaboration with other institutions. In addition, continuing education and online learning opportunities are also available.

York County Community College provides student support services through its North Star TRIO project. The college also offers financial aid in the form of Federal grants and loans, while scholarships like the Rural Maine Child Care Scholarship, the Thelma C. Swain Scholarship, the YCCC Student Leadership Scholarship, the MCCS Board of Trustees Scholarship, and the George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship are offered to deserving students.

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Contacting York County Community College

York County Community College
112 College Drive
Wells , ME 04090
General Phone: (207) 646-9282

York County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts34liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management22business management, accounting, MIS
Family and Social Work8child development
Engineering Technician7CAD and design
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Construction Trades5construction trades
Design4design and visual communication

Number of programs and degrees for York County Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14
Associate's degree849

York County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, York County Community College had a total enrollment of 998 students (478 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 24%
20-21 17%
22-24 9%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%

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

New Hampshire4%

York County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 38 %

York County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

York County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,124
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,584
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
York County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3122900)

York County Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track105

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year10$47,4795$49,972
All faculty totalacademic year10$47,4795$49,972

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

York County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Design and Visual Communications, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

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York County Community College Highlights

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What Sets York County Community College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%York County Community College % of degrees in business and management
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%York County Community College Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%York County Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%York County Community College Salaries of full-time faculty

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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