New England School of Communications: Narrative Description

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1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401-2999
Tel: (207)941-7176; 888-877-1876; Admissions: (207)941-7176; Fax: (207)947-3987; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1981. Setting: 200-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 222. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 362 applied, 32% were admitted. Full-time: 218 students, 27% women, 73% men. Part-time: 4 students, 75% women, 25% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 16% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 26% 25 or older, 54% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: communications/communication technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview, Wonderlic Scholastic Test, Wonderlic aptitude test. Recommended: SAT I or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. Comprehensive fee: $15,245 includes full-time tuition ($8290), mandatory fees ($1105), and college room and board ($5850). Part-time tuition: $275 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 32 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 10% of eligible men and 10% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: drama, newspaper, student government, radio station. Major annual events: Greek Week, Orientation, Winter Carnival. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 120 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. Husson College Library plus 1 other with a Web page. 150 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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