Maine College of Health Professions

Lewiston, ME 04240
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Maine College of Health Professions is one of the two private, not-for-profit 2-year colleges in Maine. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lewiston.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 188 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 9 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 7 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 83%). Every year 100% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Maine College of Health Professions's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $9,268, and fees were $2,238. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,268 and $2,238 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students188
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 43
Certificate 5 8
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
11/06/2007 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/1987 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT810 to 1030
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$292/credit
In State Students$292/credit
Out of State Students$292/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,140 $13,140 $13,140
ADN 70 $20,440 $20,440 $20,440
BSN 125 $36,500 $36,500 $36,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of Maine College of Health Professions's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 17% $5,815
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $1,700
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 83% $4,900
Private Loans 17% $4,000


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,295
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000$18,810
$75,001 to $110,000$18,810
Over $110,000$18,810

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maine state board of nursing.
Maine College of Health Professions
70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

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