Tuition & Fees – Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees at WCCC and Maine’s other community colleges are the lowest in New England, at $4,156 a year for a full-time Maine resident student.

WCCC is committed to assisting students and their families meet the cost of a college education. Our admissions and financial aid staff are here to help you learn more about the resources that are available to you through federal and state grants, college scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.

Questions about college costs should be directed to the Business Office .

WCCC Net Price Calculator logo
This calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost of attendance – including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board (meals), and other related expenses – minus estimated grant and scholarship aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.
Tuition Rates
Tuition Rates
 Maine Resident Students $96 per credit hour
 New England Regional Students $144 or $192 per credit hour depending on program and state of residence
 New Brunswick Students $96 or $192 per credit hour depending on program
 Non-Resident Students $192 per credit hour
General Fees
Mandatory Fees
Comprehensive fee $29.00 per credit hour enrolled
Student Services Fee (including parking & transportation) $13.00 per credit hour enrolled
Student Accident Insurance $16.00 per academic year
Graduation Fee $75.00 when submitting intent to graduate form
Special Fees
Special Fees
Scuba Diving Certification Fee $195
Wilderness First Responder Fee $105 – $200
Wilderness Advanced First Aid Fee $165
Professional Climbing Instructor Certification (PCIA) Fee $35
Natural Gas and Propane (NGP) Testing Fees $85 – $110
Manufacturing Course Lab & Exam Fees $145 – $205
American Association for Clinical Pathology (AACP) Testing Fee $135
Welding Certification Fees $250 – $300
 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Exam $75
 CMA Certification Exam Fee $125
 Environmental Interpretation (COM-200) Exam $200
Transcript Fee $10 per on-demand transcript
Credit by Examination Fee $100 per course
Portfolio Assessment Fee $125 per course
Directed/Independent Study Fee Regular Tuition rates and fees apply
Experiential Credit Fee $125 per course

Apartment style housing is available on campus. Room and board rates include a meal plan that runs Monday thru Friday. Refer to “Residence Halls – Room, Board & Related Fees” section below.

Residence Halls Room, Board & Related Fees

Residence Halls – Room, Board & Related Fees

Residence Hall Room Security Deposit $150
Residence Hall Room Fee:
   Fall & Spring $1,944 per semester
   Summer $729 (6 weeks)
Residence Hall Technology Fee:
   Fall & Spring $75 per semester
   Summer $30 (6 weeks)
Meal Plan:
   Fall & Spring $2,040 per semester (15 meals each week)
   Summer Not available
2023-2024 Estimated Total Costs by Program

Click below for estimated total costs by program for the 2023-2024 academic year.  Please note, this is total estimated cost and does not include any financial aid students may receive to offset that cost, such as grants, scholarships, or loans.  A custom cost estimate based on your unique circumstances can be completed using the Net Price Calculator at the top of this page.

Automotive Technology

Business Management

Business Management – International Commerce

Coastal Fisheries & Marine Technology – Associate

Coastal Fisheries & Marine Technology – Certificate

Computer Technology

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice: Conservation Law

Diesel & Automotive Engine Overhaul

Early Childhood Education – Associate

Early Childhood Education – Certificate


Electromechanical Instrumentation Technology


Health Occupations

Heating Technology

Heavy Equipment Maintenance

Heavy Equipment Operations

Human Services

Liberal Studies

Mechanical Technology – Associate

Mechanical Technology – Certificate

Mechanical Technology – Passenger Vehicle

Medical Assisting

Medical Office Technology

Outdoor Leadership: Adventure Recreation & Tourism – Associate

Outdoor Leadership: Adventure Recreation & Tourism – Certificate

Outdoor Leadership: Adventure Therapy – Associate


Plumbing Technology

Powersports & Small Engine Technician

Production Technician – Associate

Production Technician – Certificate

Residential & Commercial Electricity

Substance Use & Recovery

Welding Technology

Refund Policy

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Please note:  Tuition, fees, and room and meal plan rates are approved by the MCCS Board of Trustees annually.  The College reserves the right to make adjustments to the estimated charges and expenses as necessary.


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