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Central Maine Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Central Maine Community College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Central Maine Technical College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Central Maine Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Central Maine Community College was awarded 71 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is precision metal working.

Overall Quality

Central Maine Technical College is ranked #2,003 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 23 colleges in Maine, Central Maine Technical College is ranked at #14.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Central Maine Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Central Maine Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Central Maine Community College admissions.

Central Maine Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Central Maine Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Maine Community College is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  25 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Maine Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Central Maine Community College this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Central Maine Community College.

Central Maine Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,115 undergraduates at Central Maine Technical College with 940 being full-time and 2,175 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Maine Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Maine Technical College is $7,029. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Central Maine Technical College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,385 $5,679 $8,745 $11,864 $12,262

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Central Maine Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Maine Technical College, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $4,814 a year. That adds up to $19,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Maine Technical College is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Central Maine Technical College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Central Maine Technical College make around $32,100 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Central Maine Community College make the most money.

Location of Central Maine Community College

Central Maine Community College is a public institution situated in Auburn, Maine. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for Central Maine Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1250 Turner Street, Auburn, ME 04210-6498
Phone: 207-755-5100

Central Maine Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Maine Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Central Maine Technical College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 2,294 students took at least one online class at Central Maine Community College. This is an increase from the 1,041 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,294 1,627
2018-2019 1,041 413
2017-2018 921 339
2016-2017 930 303
2015-2016 779 236

Learn more about online learning at Central Maine Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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