Washington County Community College: Review & Facts

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Washington County Community College is a very small two-year, public school with 480 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1969 and is the only school located in Calais, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
21
Washington County Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Washington County Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Construction, Automotive and Mechanic, Industrial Technologies, and Installation and Repair. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
The rate of student retention at Washington County Community College is low at 53% (way below Maine average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Washington County Community College is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at WCCC is decent -- 16:1. Read more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,800
Average tuition pricing is low, $5,200 per year. The additional fees at WCCC beyond tuition are approximately $1,600; this totals $6,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Washington County Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Washington County Community College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Washington County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (207) 454-1000 or check Washington County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,300
Washington County Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Washington County Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Washington County Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: roughly $8,300 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Washington County Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Washington County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Washington County Community College, One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619, USA
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