Northern Maine Community College, located on Presque Isle, Maine, is a public two year institution founded in 1961 to provide residents of its service region higher education opportunities. The school took over the grounds of the former Presque Isle Air Force Base and is one of the seven colleges that comprise the Maine Community College System, responsible for proving two year education and career training throughout the state.
NMCC offers a variety of programs aimed at assisting student pursue their goals as efficiently and with as much quality as possible. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying to four year colleges and universities in order to continue that education and earn their bachelor's degree. Career and vocational programs provide an education aimed at preparing students for entry into the workforce in one of the many high demand fields and industries available for training in at the school. Programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a certificate or degree upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Northern Maine Community College may do so through the completion of the application and payment of fees as part of the school's open enrollment policy. Students are asked to provide previous transcripts and test scores, and may be requires to take a placement exam prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and is awarded based on need as determine by the information a student provides on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which should be submitted prior to posted deadlines.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,700-$3,200
- Out-of-State: $5,400-$6,480
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $90-$110 per unit
- Out-of-State: $180-$220 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$5,124|
|Receiving Student Loans||62%||$5,981|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Northern Maine Community College may provide student services like:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Northern Maine Community College compares against other community colleges in Aroostook County and community colleges in Maine as a whole.
|Northern Maine Community College||Aroostook County||Maine|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1986)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Northern Maine Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Northern Maine Community College.
- Washington County Community College in Calais, ME (112 miles away)
- Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor, ME (133 miles away)
- Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield, ME (164 miles away)
- Central Maine Community College in Auburn, ME (206 miles away)
- White Mountains Community College in Berlin, NH (214 miles away)