College of the Atlantic is an above-average private college located in Bar Harbor, Maine. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 330 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the College of the Atlantic acceptance rate is 68%. The only major offered is Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 66% of students, College of the Atlantic alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $18,500.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.9 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.13 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.13 responses
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.13 responses
- of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.11 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.5 responses
College of the Atlantic Reviews
GREAT school. You get to choose your own field of study-- which I am ecstatic about. Each term, you get to choose three classes that you are interested in! Each terms lasts 10 weeks. Also, the community is absolutely beautiful. The nature and view will take your breath away! Everything here is all about saving the Earth. No trash can on campus. Solar-powered energy everywhere. Plus you get three home-made meals a day made from our very own farm!
Wonderful location, accessible professors, fascinating classes! This school might be tiny, but it is extraordinary. Professors take time to build working relationships with students and foster individual passion and learning. The unique curriculum lends itself to those who love learning and are interested in constantly challenging themselves to grow both intellectually and emotionally.
I have loved my experience at College of the Atlantic. The school attracts very passionate students that are continuously inspired and challenged by a wonderful assortment of professors. Independently motivated students thrive here, but introverted personalities do not always succeed in the college's many discussion-based courses, and the college could offer more support in those situations.