Central Maine Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,880
2022 Average Net Price
$7,250
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.01%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,376
36.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
22.6%
127 Graduates

About

Central Maine Community College is a higher education institution located in Androscoggin County, ME. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Central Maine Community College were General Studies (49 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (34 degrees), and Registered Nursing (29 degrees).

In 2022, 349 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Maine Community College. 57.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (282 degrees), 10.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Maine Community College is $2,880, which is $−5,232 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Central Maine Community College is $2,880, which is $−5,232 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,250.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending Central Maine Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,880
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Central Maine Community College was $2,880. The cost of tuition at Central Maine Community College is $−5,232 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,250
2022 Value
13.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Central Maine Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,250. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Central Maine Community College grew by 13.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,061
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central Maine Community College was of $8,061 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Central Maine Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 23% with respect to 2021, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.01%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Central Maine Community College was 3.01%, which represents 19 out of the 632 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Central Maine Community College had a total enrollment of 3,376 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Central Maine Community College is 1,220 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,156. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Central Maine Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Central Maine Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.4% White, 7.43% Black or African American, 3.23% Hispanic or Latino, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.741% Asian, 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0889% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central Maine Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (36.9%), followed by White Female (36.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.59%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Maine Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,376 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Maine Community College is 1,220 and the part-time enrollment is 2,156. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Central Maine Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Central Maine Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Central Maine Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,274 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    251 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    109 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Central Maine Community College is 67.4% White, 7.43% Black or African American, 3.23% Hispanic or Latino, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.741% Asian, 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0889% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 562 students (16.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 53 more women than men received degrees from Central Maine Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Central Maine Community College is white (282 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Central Maine Community College is General Studies (49 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (34 degrees) and Registered Nursing (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Central Maine Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (40 degrees), and Communication Technologies (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Social workers, all other (172,618 people), Police officers (134,416 people), Other managers (106,426 people), Construction managers (48,355 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (44,621 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College in 2022 are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (40 degrees), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (40 degrees), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (331,096 people), Elementary & secondary schools (144,408 people), Construction (131,637 people), Individual & family services (119,470 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (86,913 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (40 degrees), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Central Maine Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 49 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Central Maine Community College was General Studies with 49 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

148
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
201
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Central Maine Community College, which is 0.736 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (201).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Central Maine Community College in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 3.88 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Central Maine Community College in General Studies, which is 3.45 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Central Maine Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Central Maine Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.45% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    282 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Maine Community College is white (282 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

5.16% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    163 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    119 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Central Maine Community College is white female (163 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (119 degrees).

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Operations

Central Maine Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.38M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−4.91%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Central Maine Community College had a total salary expenditure of 24.3M. Central Maine Community College employs 58 Instructors. Most academics at Central Maine Community College are Male Instructor (33), and Female Instructor (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Maine Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 18 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

Endowment

$1.38M
2022 Endowment
3.35%
decline from 2021

Central Maine Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.38M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Central Maine Community College declined 3.35% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.83M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.6M
2022 Salaries
9.89%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Central Maine Community College paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($24.3M) and a 9.89% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.48M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2022, Central Maine Community College paid a total of $3.48M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
58 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central Maine Community College was Instructor with 58 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Maine Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees, Management with 17 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Central Maine Community College was Male Instructor with 33 employees, and Female Instructor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Central Maine Community College.

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