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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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College of the Atlantic is an above-average private college located in Bar Harbor, Maine. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 346 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the College of the Atlantic acceptance rate is 72%. The only major offered is Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 52% of students, College of the Atlantic alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $18,500.

About

105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

COA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,608 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,310 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 9 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
346 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • peculiar
    50%
  • Eager
    25%
  • Hippie
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 14 responses
Poll
100%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 12 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Environmentally and Politically Active
    50%
  • unique
    33%
  • Terrible
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$24,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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