Central Maine Community College

Auburn, ME 04210

Central Maine Community College (CMCC) is located in Auburn, Maine. This member of the Maine Community College System was founded in 1963. The school has actually undergone a number of name changes and transformations over the years. Even so, CMCC has been serving the needs of the people for a very long time. It provides all of the students with academic opportunities that can enrich their lives. CMCC currently serves over 2,700 students and it is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The school offers students over 40 associate degree, certificate, and advanced certificate programs. It is a stellar option for students who are looking to open up new career prospects for themselves.

CMCC is also a popular school when it comes to nursing. The nursing program at CMCC is going to give students the best chance to succeed as professionals. The associate degree in nursing program gives students the complete education that they need. It focuses on helping nursing students to grow their skills over time while giving them practical experiences along the way. Students will learn to make safe and effective clinical judgments by making use of their critical thinking skills. Nursing students will also become familiar with working as a part of a nursing team while developing great communication abilities. CMCC students go on to enjoy success as professional nurses at a very high rate and the success numbers for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam is higher than the national average, too. 


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 18
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.2%
  • NCLEX-PN: 65.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
03/12/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1988 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
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$92/credit
In State Students$92/credit
Out of State Students$184/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 $4,140 $4,140 $8,280
ADN 70 $6,440 $6,440 $12,880
BSN 125 $11,500 $11,500 $23,000
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, 87% of Central Maine Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $4,279
Other Federal Grant 2% $884
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $1,480
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 30% $1,358
Federal Student Loans 31% $5,263
Private Loans 1% $4,927


Average Net Price/year
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$6,959
$30,001 to $48,000$7,381
$48,001 to $75,000$9,840
$75,001 to $110,000$12,325
Over $110,000$12,905

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a Maine resident who has been accepted in an accredited B.S.N. or M.S.N. nursing program.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maine state board of nursing.

Central Maine Community College
1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210

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