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Eastern Maine Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Eastern Maine Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, 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 Eastern 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.

Eastern Maine Community College was awarded 60 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Eastern Maine Community College as #2,133 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Eastern Maine Community College also holds the #16 spot on the Best Colleges in Maine ranking.

See all of the rankings for Eastern Maine Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Eastern Maine Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Eastern Maine Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Eastern Maine Community College admissions.

Eastern Maine Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Eastern Maine Community College, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 Eastern Maine Community College is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern 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 Eastern Maine Community College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Eastern Maine Community College.

Eastern Maine Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,457 undergraduates at Eastern Maine Community College with 1,018 being full-time and 1,439 being part-time.

How Much Does Eastern Maine Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Eastern Maine Community College is $10,259. 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 Eastern Maine Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,260 $9,356 $11,674 $15,271 $15,308

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 Eastern Maine Community 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 Eastern Maine Community College, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $5,054 a year. That adds up to $20,216 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Maine Community College is 14.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Eastern Maine Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Eastern Maine Community College make about $32,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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.

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

Location of Eastern Maine Community College

Eastern Maine Community College is a public institution situated in Bangor, Maine. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Eastern Maine Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 207-974-4600
Website: www.emcc.edu/

Eastern Maine Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Eastern Maine Community 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 2018-2019, 650 students took at least one online class at Eastern Maine Community College. This is a decrease from the 673 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 650 183
2017-2018 673 164
2016-2017 625 128
2015-2016 783 170
2013-2014 516 117

Learn more about online learning at Eastern Maine Community College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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