Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Central Maine Community College (CMCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Students can avail of scholarships provided by the college, such as Maine Public Relations Council Scholarship, Maine State Society of Washington D.C. Scholarship, Maine Student Grant, and Maine Veterans Dependent Educational Benefits, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 88% of students at CMCC receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $4,915,098. For additional information about financial assistance schemes, one can head over to CMCC’s financial aid page at https://www.cmcc.edu/admissions-aid/paying-for-college/applying-for-financial-aid/. Notably, a total of 65% of the applicants to Central Maine Community College receive the Federal Grant every year. Meanwhile, 78% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 45% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 65% of the students get the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $5,569, and the same stands at $1,418 for State Grant awardees and $1,907 for Institution Grant recipients. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $5,366. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for their education. However, student loans attract a certain rate of interest at which the funds are borrowed. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At CMCC, an estimated number of 42% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Central Maine Community College (CMCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate