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So you're from Calais, ME?

Fortunately for you, Calais, ME offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

So you want to attend college at home in Calais?

Many Calais natives such as yourself choose to attend Washington County Community College, the only college in the city.

Calais College and University Demographics

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs offered at Washington County Community College. You can choose to study in fields ranging from HVAC to Computer Networking to Liberal Arts. Amongst students at Washington County Community College, the most popular area of study is Automotive.

Tuition

Washington County Community College charges in-state tuition of $3,514 per year.

Financial Aid

Washington County Community College students received $1,808,417 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $1,793,411 of the total.

Calais Student Demographics

Approximately 0.5% of Maine students were enrolled in Washington County Community College in 2010. That is 374 students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Washington County Community College, 63 return to start their second year of college. Approximately 57% of students eventually graduate.

Student Demographics

The ratio of female to male students enrolled at Washington County Community College is 59 to 100. 0% of Washington County Community College students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 42% of Washington County Community College students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Calais Faculty Demographics

In 2009, Washington County Community College employed a total of 95 faculty members. 0% of faculty members at Washington County Community College were female. And 6% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Washington County Community College had an average student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1 in 2009.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Calais, ME to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,120 $24,850 $25,000
2
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,980 $22,420 $25,140
3
Registered Nurses 1,710 $59,200 $67,720
4
Office Clerks, General 1,620 $24,770 $28,240
5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,460 $32,310 $35,340
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,420 $28,530 $32,000
7
General and Operations Managers 1,190 $69,620 $113,100
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 940 $31,770 $39,890
9
Home Health Aides 780 $21,490 $21,760
10
Carpenters 770 $34,500 $43,890
11
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 750 $37,340 $50,770
12
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 550 $43,010 $54,880
13
Medical Secretaries 510 $25,400 $31,820
14
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 470 $33,390 $38,200
15
Cooks, Restaurant 470 $21,910 $23,260
16
Social and Human Service Assistants 470 $29,400 $30,100
17
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 400 $23,940 $24,180
18
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 400 $36,190 $42,250
19
Coaches and Scouts 370 $19,670 $35,950
20
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 360 $25,960 $33,300
21
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 360 $33,810 $55,620
22
Construction Laborers 340 $23,760 $33,590
23
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 340 $35,420 $44,860
24
Pharmacy Technicians 320 $27,530 $29,330
25
Medical Assistants 320 $26,400 $29,760
26
Accountants and Auditors 300 $57,090 $68,960
27
Billing and Posting Clerks 290 $29,400 $33,270
28
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 290 $39,190 $55,220
29
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 280 $38,030 $41,360
30
Financial Managers 280 $68,890 $116,970
31
Electricians 260 $49,270 $51,810
32
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 260 $60,910 $89,990
33
Medical and Health Services Managers 240 $70,450 $93,670
34
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 240 $44,680 $62,260
35
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 240 $40,550 $43,850
36
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 230 $38,110 $45,860
37
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 220 $27,890 $36,170
38
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 210 $45,040 $55,970
39
Food Service Managers 170 $55,510 $52,220
40
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 160 $68,350 $73,010
41
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 150 $50,090 $52,120
42
Physical Therapists 150 $79,300 $77,990
43
Correctional Officers and Jailers 150 $33,130 $42,780
44
Administrative Services Managers 150 $59,390 $84,390
45
Loan Officers 140 $46,240 $65,900
46
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 130 $23,150 $26,510
47
Security Guards 130 $25,590 $26,870
48
Sales Managers 120 $67,690 $114,110
49
Protective Service Workers, All Other 120 $35,970 $33,420
50
Industrial Production Managers 120 $75,600 $95,660