Eastern Maine Community College

Bangor, ME 04401
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Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) is located in Bangor, Maine. EMCC was established back in 1966 and it has continued to provide great educational opportunities to the community ever since. This school offers its students more than 30 different degree programs. Students will be able to pursue an associate degree, technical certificates, and diplomas while attending this school. EMCC has proven to be a school that is dedicated to the success of its students. It offers them many practical and lucrative career paths to follow. It has become a very popular community college due to the high standards of quality that it has for all of its academic programs.

EMCC has a very good nursing program that students can enjoy, too. The associate degree nursing program at this school is designed to prepare future registered nurses to succeed. Graduates of this program will obtain an associate in science degree and will become eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. This school has a good reputation for producing nurses who find success as professionals. The pass rate for the licensure exam has been consistently high over the years and graduates of the program go on to find employment very easily. The thorough education that EMCC offers prospective nursing students pays off by giving them lucrative careers and the ability to have continued professional success. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,567
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 21
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
03/24/2004 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/1991 - 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, 86% of Eastern 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% $4,194
Other Federal Grant 34% $140
State Grant & Scholarships 46% $1,677
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 35% $1,238
Federal Student Loans 48% $4,985
Private Loans 3% $6,477


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$8,901
$30,001 to $48,000$9,616
$48,001 to $75,000$11,954
$75,001 to $110,000$14,470
Over $110,000$14,765

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maine state board of nursing.
Eastern Maine Community College
354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 04401

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