York County Community College: Narrative Description

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112 College Dr.
Wells, ME 04090
Tel: (207)646-9282; 800-580-3820; Admissions: (207)646-9282; Fax: (207)641-0837; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.yccc.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Maine Technical College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1994. Setting: 84-acre small town campus with easy access to Boston. Educational spending 2002-03: $3161 per student. Total enrollment: 990. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 216 applied, 90% were admitted. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state. Calendar: semesters. Accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Required: essay, high school transcript. Placement: SAT I recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2040 full-time, $68 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4470 full-time, $149 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $710 full-time, $24 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Veteran's Club, Early Childhood Education Club, Skills-USA Club. Major annual events: family Homecoming events, Holiday Party, Spring Fling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Library and Learning Resource Center plus 1 other with 4,000 books, 75 serials, 200 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $110,582. 35 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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