New England School of Communications


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maine


The New England School of Communications, as its name suggests, focuses entirely on communication studies. Students can concentrate in a range of communications fields such as journalism, video production, web media, and audio engineering. The school is located on the campus of Husson University in Bangor, Maine, and NESCom students share facilities with Husson. The main campus of the University of Maine in Orono is about ten mile away. Student life at NESCom is interwoven with Husson University. Students can choose from over 30 clubs and organizations. In athletics, NESCom has a consortium membership agreement with Husson, so students can participate in Division III athletics. The Husson Eagles compete in the North Atlantic Conference. Husson fields six men's and nine women's sports.

Most Popular Majors

All students major in an area of audiovisual communications.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 440
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 440
Faculty: 8

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 55:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 55:1

Percent Male: 73%
Percent Female: 27%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 50%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

1 College Circle
Bangor Maine 4401


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Main Phone: 207-941-7176

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Standardized Testing

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 61%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -61%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 2000

Room and Board: 7520

Tuition and Fees: 12744

Total Cost: 23264

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 10350

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 56%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 72%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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