About Washington County Community College
On Campus Housing
Located in Calais, ME, Washington County Community College is a public university. The university believes in imparting quality education and giving back to society. In the same light, Washington County Community College has a motto of Discover Choices - Create Success. At Washington County Community College, the total enrolment stands at 403. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 50 faculty. Around 63% of the students are 24 and under at Washington County Community College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at WCCC, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Joyce Maker. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. WCCC offers a total of 39 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by No Longer Recognized, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions, and New England Commission of Higher Education.
The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Washington County Community College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WCCC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $15,700. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$39,730 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by WCCC. At WCCC, $5,340 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Washington County Community College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at WCCC costs around $1,570 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At WCCC, campus safety and security features include campus emergency phones. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The financial aid department of Washington County Community College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,345, whereas the financial aid is $1,089. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,570 and institutional aid worth $1,089.