York County Community College

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York County Community College
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York County Community College
Former names
York County Technical College
Motto Success...It all starts here
Type Public, two year
Established 1994
President Dr. Barbara Finkelstein
Vice-president Ms. Paula Gagnon
Academic staff
17(FT) and 75(adjunct)
Students 1,349 (Fall 2009)[1]
Location Wells, Maine, USA
43°18′24″N 70°35′27″W / 43.3068°N 70.5908°W / 43.3068; -70.5908Coordinates: 43°18′24″N 70°35′27″W / 43.3068°N 70.5908°W / 43.3068; -70.5908
Campus Suburban
Colors Teal     
Website www.yccc.edu
YCCC Seal.png

York County Community College (also abbreviated YCCC) is a community college located in Wells, Maine. YCCC is one of the seven colleges in the Maine Community College System.


York County Community College was established in 1994 as York County Technical College (YCTC) by the 116th Maine Legislature. In 1995, YCTC opened with an enrollment of 156 students as well as three associate degree programs and two certificate programs.

In December 1995, YCTC earned candidacy accreditation status from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Full accreditation status was obtained in 1999.

In November 1997, YCTC began classes in a new building. In later years, the building was expanded.

YCTC changed its name to York County Community College in July 2003.

Courses of study[edit]

Associate Degree programs[edit]

  • Accounting Associate
  • Architectural & Engineering Design
  • Behavioral Health Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration - Finance Concentration
  • Career Studies
  • Computer Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Media - Animation Concentration
  • Digital Media - Graphic Design Concentration
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Medical Assisting
  • Precision Machining Technology
  • Trade & Technical Occupations
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Nursing offered through partnerships with Southern Maine Community College

Certificate programs[edit]

  • Architectural Drafting and Design Certificate
  • Baking and Pastry Certificate
  • Food Service Specialist Certificate
  • Help Desk and User Support Certificate
  • Mechanical Drafting & Design Certificate
  • Precision Machining Operations

Student body[edit]

In Fall 2017. the enrollment was just over 1700 students[1] ranging from ages 17–72. Undergraduates consist of 35% men and 59% women.[2] The number of full-time students were 399 (23.4%), and the number of part-time students were 1,309 (76.6%). [3] The number of degree/certificate seeking students were 1,176 (68.9%), and the number of non-degree seeking students were 532 (31.1%).[4]


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