Central Maine Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,760

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,390

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,945

40.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

23.2%

117 Graduates

About

Central Maine Community College is a higher education institution located in Androscoggin County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Central Maine Community College were .

In 2017, 537 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Maine Community College. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (448 degrees), 14.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Maine Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,654 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Maine Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,654 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,390.

In 2017, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,760

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Central Maine Community College was $2,760. The cost of tuition at Central Maine Community College is $-4,654 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,390

2017 Value

11.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Central Maine Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,390. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Central Maine Community College grew by 11.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,170

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central Maine Community College was of $8,170 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 7.04% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Central Maine Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 56% 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.

17.4%

2016 Default Rate

144

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Central Maine Community College was 17.4%, which represents 144 out of the 828 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 has a total enrollment of 2,945 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Maine Community College is 1,180 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,765. This means that 40.1% 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 66.8% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Two or More Races, 0.679% Asian, 0.509% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central Maine Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.6%), followed by White Female (35.6%) and Black or African American Male (7.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Maine Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,945 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Maine Community College is 1,180 and the part-time enrollment is 1,765. This means that 40.1% of students enrolled at Central Maine Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2017 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 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Central Maine Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,968

  2. Black or African American

    240

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    49

The enrolled student population at Central Maine Community College is 66.8% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Two or More Races, 0.679% Asian, 0.509% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 582 students (19.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 75 more women than men received degrees from Central Maine Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Central Maine Community College are white (448 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Central Maine Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (28 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Police officers (120,762 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (93,625 people), Other managers (89,648 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,686 people), and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (35,472 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), Engineering Technologies (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (146 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), Engineering Technologies (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (146 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees).

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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 (298,005 people), Elementary & secondary schools (167,593 people), Computer Systems Design (74,687 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (62,664 people), and Construction (59,096 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Maine Community College are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), Engineering Technologies (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (146 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Central Maine Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 231

  2. 306

In 2017, 231 degrees were awarded to men at Central Maine Community College, which is 0.755 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (306).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Central Maine Community College in General Studies, which is 0.464 times less than the 84 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 84 degrees were awarded to women at Central Maine Community College in General Studies, which is 2.15 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% 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, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Central Maine Community College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.56% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    448 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Maine Community College is white (448 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

4.47% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    255 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    193 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Central Maine Community College is white female (255 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (193 degrees).

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Operations

Central Maine Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $632k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $45.9k (7.26%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Central Maine Community College had a total salary expenditure of $20.1M. Central Maine Community College employs 53 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Central Maine Community College are Male Instructors (32), Female Instructors(21), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Maine Community College are: Service, with 19 employees, Management, with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$632k

2017 Endowment

5.91%

decline from 2016

Central Maine Community College has an endowment valued at about $632k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Central Maine Community College declined 5.91% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.03M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.65M - Federal

  2. $1.07M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Central Maine Community College received $2.65M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.07M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.31M

2017 Salaries

0.596%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Central Maine Community College paid a median of $9.31M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($20.1M) and a 0.596% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.14% growth from 2015 and a 0.676% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.91M

Instructional Salaries

53

Number of Employees

In 2017, Central Maine Community College paid a total of $2.91M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

53 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

19 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central Maine Community College were Instructor with 53 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Maine Community College were Service with 19 employees; Management with 15 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Central Maine Community College was Male Instructor with 32 employees, Female Instructor with 21 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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