Campus Overview

Mission Statement
Northern Maine Community College provides career and transfer programs that lead to associate degrees or certificates. The students served have an opportunity to develop as individuals and to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for employment or for transfer to a senior college or university. The college assists in economic and human resource development by offering programs of study, courses or seminars to employed individuals, specialized training to attract business and industry, and various community interest courses or seminars.
Northern Maine Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
The business technology department is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the offering of its business programs that culminate in the associate in applied science degree, and the associate degree nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
The college is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Council on Education and the Maine Higher Education Council.

Northern Maine Community College is an accredited, two-year college that…

  • offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate-level programs.
  • provides specific job skills that help students enter the workforce, while ensuring a well-rounded education through general education core requirements.
  • prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree and has agreements in place to maximize the transfer of credits.
  • is a comprehensive community college with programs such as liberal studies, which provides a broad education and can be individually tailored to a student’s interests.
  • offers short-term courses and workshops to enhance the skills of employees. It is one of seven colleges in the Maine Community College System.
  • has off-campus centers in Houlton and the St. John Valley.