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FREE COLLEGE FOR High School graduates from the Classes of 2020 – 2023
“This program has been great. The faculty is supportive and readily available. The courses and individual lessons have been clear and coherent.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent from 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. This includes homeschooled students, and students earning.
  • A GED or Hi-SET during those years.
  • Enroll full time, earning 30 credits per year.
  • Pursue an associate degree or academic credential.
  • Accept all federal and state grants and scholarships. This is a last-dollar scholarship.
  • Participate in academic planning and advising to stay on track to completion.
  • Live in Maine at the time of enrollment and while enrolled in the program.
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Through the York County Promise Free College scholarship, eligible Mainers are now FREE to be FEARLESS. The new initiative was recently passed by the State of Maine Legislature and signed by the Governor. High school graduates from the classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 are now eligible for a last dollar scholarship to cover the tuition costs of an Associate’s degree or one-year certificate at York County Community College. As a last dollar scholarship, eligible students must first accept all Federal and state grants awarded to them. Any remaining costs associated with tuition will be covered by the York County Promise Free College scholarship.

We invite all eligible high school graduates to take advantage of The York County Promise and join the YCCC community as your next step towards a brighter future. This is an unprecedented opportunity to experience the education and support which makes us the destination of choice to Find the Fearless You!

Programs of Study

Arts, Humanities, digital media and communications

  • Digital Media Degree
  • Digital Media - Animation Concentration Degree
  • Digital Media - Graphic Design Concentration Degree
  • Liberal Studies Degree

business and hospitality

  • Accounting Degree
  • Business Administration Degree
  • Business Administration - Finance Option Degree
  • Culinary Arts Degree
  • Culinary Arts - Baking & Pastry Option Degree
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Baking & Pastry Certificate
  • Culinary Arts Certificate
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Small Business Management

Health Sciences

  • Animal Care and Management Degree
  • Health Studies Degree
  • Nursing Degree
  • Veterinary Technology Degree

Education, Human Services and Social & Behavioral Sciences

  • Behavioral Health Studies Degree
  • Career Studies Degree
  • Education Degree
  • Forensic Social Work Degree
  • Gerontology Degree
  • Community Mental Health Certificate
  • Gerontology Certificate

Science, Engineering and Mathematics

  • Architectural & Engineering Design Degree
  • Trade & Technical Occupations Degree
  • Architectural Draft & Design Certificate
  • Mechanical Drafting & Design Certificate
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Industrial Technology & Transportation

  • Precision Machining Technology Degree
  • Additive Manufacturing Certificate
  • Electrician Technology Certificate
  • Precision Machining Operations Certificate

Computer Science & Information Technology

  • Computer Science Degree
  • Information Technology Degree
  • Help Desk & User Support Certificate
  • Networked Systems Technology Certificate
  • Web Development Certificate

Public Safety

  • Criminal Justice Degree
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