College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Trimester
Total enrollment 344
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 153 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

65%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

College of the Atlantic is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 485 applications and 314 students were granted admission. College of the Atlantic is at the #63 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, College of the Atlantic's tuition was $42,993 for all students regardless of residency (60.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$21,093
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$42,993
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$42,993
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of College of the Atlantic's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,023 (which is 14.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at College of the Atlantic in 2016-2017, was 52, which is 64% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,934 (which is 0.7% above the national average.)

$5,023
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,934
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, College of the Atlantic has enrolled a total of 344 students (318 students full-time and 26 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 344 students, 20 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 27% men and 73% women and 337 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 7 for graduates studies.

344
Total Enrollment
20
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Non-resident alien: 21%

Hispanic: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Black/African American: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at College of the Atlantic.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 68% 175

Graduation & Dropout Rates

65%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College of the Atlantic full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
35%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$20,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of College of the Atlantic graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,400. Last year, out of the total 95 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 95 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 107 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 107 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,400 $24,300
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 95 107

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of College of the Atlantic.

Husson University
41 mile away
Unity College
56.6 mile away
Thomas College
71.6 mile away
Colby College
72 mile away
Bowdoin College
92.7 mile away