Central Maine Community College in Auburn

Auburn, ME

(Rating 2.8 based on 5 reviews)
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Overview

Central Maine Community College offers 114-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. 44.1% are women, and 55.9% are men. 1% percents of international students. Central Maine Community College is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Central Maine Community College is 8966$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $8850 and $15516 per year. 23% of full-time Central Maine Community College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $32,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Central Maine Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$8,966
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Central Maine Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$7,766
$30,001 - $48,000$8,176
$48,001 - $75,000$10,602
$75,001 - $110,000$12,355
$110,001+$12,806

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 4720

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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12%

Types of financial aids

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1770 of Central Maine Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 56 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Central Maine Community College number 14 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Maine.

Students at Central Maine Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$5,674
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$4,958
$48,001 - $75,000
83.33%
$2,378
$75,001 - $110,000
36.96%
$880
$110,001+
33.33%
$808

Salary After Attending

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$32,700

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Central Maine Community College.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

Graduation Rate

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23%
BELOW AVERAGE

Central Maine Community College graduation rate is below the national average.

23% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Central Maine Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Central Maine Community College is 17:1, that means that for every 17 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

17:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

31
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Central Maine Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Central Maine Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Maine.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Central Maine Community College offers 114 programs in total: 71 are for Associate's degree and 43 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 41 universities in Maine state, with one of the highest number of 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance learning programs that are provided in the Central Maine Community College: 3 are for Associate's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Maine state average data to help you compare.

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Central Maine Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1904 students with 57130 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Central Maine Community College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

TRIO is the best thing in this school. Honestly, the advisors need to be tossed. If you won't help the students, or don't have time, why bother being a student advisor? Who knows.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Initially my experience with the college was a mixed one, now I'm contemplating not attending at all. This is the only time I have ever applied to any college, and I regret it being my first. Don't expect any direction or competent help from the staff.I attended an open house in early April which sparked my interest and finally gave me the courage to follow through with an application.Throughout my application process to become accepted I was met with varying, conflicting answers from different people in admissions. This even applied when asking the same question for clarification purposes. It was never entirely clear what was needed or how I should provide the documents necessary to become accepted. This resulted in numerous phone calls to admissions, with little reward.Finally, after providing all of the information necessary I was told I was accepted by Andrew, head of admissions. Side note; doesn't know what "transmit" means.Here's a slight forethought; I completed everything necessary to be accepted and with no outstanding issues. This includes my financial aid, which I received no notification that further information was required. It very clearly states in my email confirmation for my FAFSA processing that the school will reach out if necessary to obtain additional information.Today, May 10th, I attended a brief orientation and a couple of advisors assisted me with registering for my classes. Their names were Eric and Rebecca. All seemed to be fine and in order. I registered for classes starting the Summer semester, May 15th and the following Fall semester. Considering the semester starts so soon, I decided to purchase textbooks the same day. This is where my experience went from tolerable to downright awful.Upon the attempt to buy my textbooks I was informed I did not have any funds available via my student ID. I thought this was a simple issue with my financial aid considering I was just registered the same day, and again, under the impression my FAFSA was successfully processed with no fowl.The store clerk advised I go to the business office (mistake) where I spoke with an older woman, the one closest to the desk. By far the worst customer service I have ever experienced. I asked her politely why I did not have any financial aid, in which she told me it was never processed due to a lack of information. After she found this fact, it became apparent that it was no fault of CMCC's whatsoever and she cared very little about what I had to say.I attempted to understand the situation, why it wasn't processed, told her I was never notified the college needed additional information, and how I even received an email that it was processed.Keep in mind, I was extremely calm the entire time. However, she's yelling at me and demanding payment considering I registered for classes without payment or aid. I was NEVER told this was a requirement.Frankly, this is where I consider whether or not I ever wanted to return to the college. She made an already unpleasant experience unbearable.Afterwards, I spoke with the financial aid office whom were perplexed as to why the two advisors even registered me for classes despite not confirming payment and/or my acceptance of financial aid.Now, I'm expected to drop all classes I registered for, provide the remaining documents for financial aid, then re-register. Again, somehow, entirely my fault. I'd be more forgiving if the college accepted that they could've been more proactive AND if that woman in the Business Office wasn't excessively rude. Zero professionalism.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

0 stars would be to much because this school is a joke. Literally only went because my grades were so bad after I graduated from high school. I did get them back up but was miserable the whole time doing so. The teachers are rude and close-minded people. I was in the GRC program and it made me not want to look at art ever again. Waste of time and money. They barely have any supplies so you have to do everything right the first time. No time for a learning process. Constantly felt verbally attacked by the staff. If you want to be different and think outside the box, don't. You'll be punished.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

A wonderful college. Small class sizes so it really allows the professors to care and work for every student. Admissions are wonderful and the dorms are very nice and bigger than the average dorm room. The student experience is truly great here.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Small school, very accommodating to your needs. The staff are very helpful. I feel at home and very welcome here. I will always reccomend this school to my friends and family.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 1250 Turner Street

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2077555100

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: cmcc.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

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