Eastern Maine Community College: Narrative Description

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354 Hogan Rd.
Bangor, ME 04401-4206
Tel: (207)974-4600; Admissions: (207)974-4680; Fax: (207)974-4683; Web Site: http://www.emcc.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Maine Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 72-acre small town campus. Endowment: $1.5 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $4918 per student. Total enrollment: 1,790. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 1,407 applied, 50% were admitted. Full-time: 744 students, 40% women, 60% men. Part-time: 1,046 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 0.1% Hispanic, 0.1% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 26% 25 or older, 20% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, recommendations, ACCUPLACER. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview, SAT I. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2448 full-time, $68 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5364 full-time, $149 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1122 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition varies according to program. College room and board: $4052. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa, Senior Council, Resident's Council, Associated General Contractors Student Chapter. Major annual events: Technology Day, Winter Carnival, Harvest Breakfast. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 185 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Eastern Maine Technical College Library plus 1 other with 17,554 books, 159 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $144,508. 85 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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