Maine’s community colleges offer one of the best educational values around, making YCCC one of the most affordable higher education options in New England.

2019 – 2020 Rates

  • Tuition is $94 per credit hour for in-state students. Most courses are 3 credits or $282.00
  • $188 per credit for out-of-state students.
  • Residents of other New England states may be eligible to attend YCCC at reduced out-of-state tuition rates through the Tuition Break program, sponsored by the New England Board of Higher Education. Students who qualify for this program may attend YCCC for 150 percent of the in-state tuition rate.
  • Senior Citizens (65+) who register for certain courses, may be eligible for a tuition waiver for up to six credit hours per semester; and waiver of tuition for up to 23 credit hours per person. FMI please email or call 207-216-4402 or 207-216-4492. To download the Tuition Waiver Form click HERE. 
2018-2019 Charges* Maine residents* Out-of-state students*
Tuition $2,820 $5,640
Fees $777 $777
Books and supplies $1,360 $1,360


*Based on full-time enrollment (15 credits fall semester and 15 credits spring semester.)

2 Plus 2 at YCCC
YCCC offers its students the benefits of seamless articulation agreements to facilitate our student’s successful transfer to one of our partner Colleges and Universities.*
To learn more click HERE.

Financial Aid
The Financial Aid Office educates, assists, and advises students and their families in the financial aid process, with the ultimate goals of providing the best possible individual awards, quality customer service, and effective financial planning. The office coordinates the administration of financial aid programs, ensuring equity and consistency in the awarding of funds, and timeliness in the delivery of funds. Click here to learn more.

A great way to help fund the cost of your education is by searching for a variety of scholarships the YCCC recommends to students. Click HERE to learn more. 

Excepted Amount of Student Debt Upon Graduation* 
The average student loan debt YCCC graduates who complete college is $8,500.00. Approximately 25% of our students borrow for college, The average monthly loan payment for our student borrowers currently in repayment is $88.00 a month.
*Based on 2016/2017 IPEDS Data