Washington County Community College

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School Overview

Washington County Community College (WCCC) is located in Calais, Maine in Washington County. Overlooking the St. Croix River, Valley, the WCCC campus sits on a hillside at the edge of 400-acres expansive fields and wooded areas.

WCCC was sstablished in 1969 and is one of seven colleges that make up the Maine Community College System. WCCC programs include Associate of Science (A.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.) and Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees. WCCC is offers courses in business/job training, personal enrichment classes, community services, and classes for high school students.

WCCC offers several associate degree programs which allow for credit to be transfered to a four-year university upon graduation. For example, WCCC students can complete a two-year liberal arts degree and then transfer to a four-year university where their associates degree will count towards completion of the first two years of their bachelor’s degree.

General Information

Admission Office

One College Drive

Calais, ME 04619

(207) 454-1000

(800) 210-6932

Fax: (207) 454-1092

Contact: Kent Lyons

Admissions Counselor
Main Address

One College Drive

Calais, ME 04619

(207) 454-1000


Total undergrads: 380

Degree-seeking undergrads: 380


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Algebra I required or placement in the equivalent of MAT106 on ACCUPLACER exam for residential and commercial electricity program.

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Office Management A,C
Small Business Administration A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician C
Plumbing C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies A
Institutional Food Production A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Adventure Recreation & Tourism A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Washington County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (207) 454-1000
Website: www.wccc.me.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: portal.wccc.me.edu/ICS/Admissions/Admissions_Homepage.jnz?portlet=Apply_Online_2.0&screen=Begin%2f%2f85c45e50-a9d2-4846-be74-735a40213174&scree
Address: One College Drive, Calais, ME 04619
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 403
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 285 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,784
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,568
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,377

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Washington County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Washington County Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Construction Trades 2
Education 22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 62
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Precision Production 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Grand total 1713

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Washington County Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,784
Out-of-state $7,568
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 115 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 99 83% $6,377
Student loan aid 47 39% $4,615

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 309 81% $5,137
Federal student loans 81 21% $5,064

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Washington County Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Washington County Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Washington County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 403
Undergraduate enrollment 403
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Washington County Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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