Washington County Community College: Narrative Description

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RR 1, Box 22C River Rd.
Calais, ME 04619
Tel: (207)454-1000; Admissions: (207)454-1000; Fax: (207)454-1026; Web Site: http://www.wctc.org/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Maine Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 40-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 350. 273 applied, 98% were admitted. 1% from top quarter of their high school class, 24% from top half. 2 student government officers. Students come from 12 states and territories, 1 other country, 4% from out-of-state, 59% 25 or older, 22% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, recommendations. Placement: ACT ASSET required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $1632 full-time, $68 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time, $149 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $448 full-time, $18.65 per credit hour part-time. College room only: $1856.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Hiking Club, Native American Club. Major annual events: Technology Fair, Christmas Party, graduation. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. Option: coed housing available. Washington County Technical College Library with 26,370 books, 232 serials, and 50 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2002-03: $104,175. 100 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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