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Fact Sheet

OUR MISSION: York County Community College provides academic, career, and transfer programs while serving to advance cultural, economic, and workforce development in York County and the state of Maine.

OUR VISION: YCCC will be a leader in educational excellence, providing a variety of programs that promote personal enrichment, academic growth and career development. We will support our region in meeting the challenges of a changing world by creating an innovative and active learning environment.


We are responsible to our community and we consider the impact of our actions and decisions through transparency and inclusion.
We promote curiosity and discovery by supporting continuous growth with particular emphasis on new educational strategies, emerging technologies, and organizational development.
We value collaboration through mutual contribution and collective efforts by combining the talents, experience, and skills of the College community.
We appreciate and value the inherent potential of our community and YCCC makes a conscious commitment to assist people in achieving their academic, personal and professional goals through intellectual engagement. 



YCCC is located at 112 College Drive in Wells, Maine. The two-story 77,000 square foot building sits on 84 wooded acres of land. The campus is accessible from Route 1, Route 109 and the Maine Turnpike, Exit 18. College Drive is located off Chapel Road.


Credit Enrollment

  • Total students (Fall 2014): 1,699
  • Degree- and certificate-seeking: 1,400 (82.4%)
  • Full-time: 529 (31.1%), part-time 1,170 (68.9%)
  • Female: 1,082 (63.7%), male: 617 (36.3%)
  • Average age: 27
  • Race and ethnicity:
    • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 9 (.05%)
    • Asian: 24 (1.4%)
    • Black or African American: 13 (0.08%)
    • Hispanics of any race: 32 (2.0%)
    • Nonresident alien: 7 (0.4%)
    • Two or more races: 39 (2.3%)
    • White: 1,369 (80.1%)
    • Unknown: 211 (12.4%)
  • 205 (12.1%) students entered direct from high school
  • 1,651 (97.2%) from Maine


Credentials Awarded

  • Certificate
  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science


Programs and Services

  • 28 degree and certificate programs
  • Workplace training and professional development
  • Distance education



  • Maine residents: $90 per credit plus fees
  • Out-of-state residents: $180 per credit plus fees 


Student Life


  • Y3C Culinary Arts Clu
  • Intramural sports: Volleyball
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Student Senate

  • Skills USA


TRANSFER OPTIONS: The Liberal Studies program is specifically designed with the transfer student in mind and many of our career programs have articulation agreements with area four-year colleges.


YCCC FOUNDATION: The YCCC Foundation mission is to financially support the College's strategic objectives that enhance the economic vitality of the region through educational opportunities.

ALUMNI: The YCCC Alumni Association was established in 2001. The purpose of the Association is to work actively and effectively to advance the interests of York County Community College, its faculty, students and alumni, and the surrounding communities. There are approximately 800 graduates of degree and certificate programs.



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