Washington County Community College
|Motto||Discover Choices - Create Success|
|Type||Public, two year|
|President||Joseph L. Cassidy|
|Location||Calais, Maine, United States
Washington County Community College (WCCC) is a community college located in Calais, Washington County, Maine. The college is situated on a hillside overlooking the St. Croix River Valley at the edge of a 400-acre (1.6 km2) campus of mature woods and fields.
WCCC is one of seven community colleges in the Maine Community College System. Founded in 1969, Washington County Community College (WCCC) offers associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences, as well as diploma and certificates. In addition, the College offers business and job skills training courses and programs, personal enrichment classes, community services, and programs for high school students and seniors.
The Liberal Studies program offers students the opportunity to obtain their first two years of a baccalaureate credential at WCCC before transferring to another college or university. WCCC has a number of program articulation agreements with four-year institutions throughout the state to assist students to transfer upon meeting the necessary course requirements.
Washington Weekly magazine named WCCC the 24th best community college in America in 2013. The Aspen Institute named WCCC the 11th best community college in America in 2011.
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