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College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME

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Overview

College of the Atlantic is a Comprehensive institution located in Bar Harbor, ME, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME  04609-1198
United States
Contact Ms. Heather Albert-Knopp
Dean of Admission
Email: inquiry@coa.edu
Phone: 207-288-5015
Fax: 207-288-4126

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural/animal/plant/veterinary Science And Related Fields, Other Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Environmental Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Maritime Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Museology/museum Studies Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts, Other Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

405
Applied
307
Accepted
366
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

269
Females Applied
210
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

136
Males Applied
97
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.65
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th April 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 681 630 740
SAT Math 618 580 660
ACT Composite 29 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,993
Private
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Fees

549
Full-time student fees
9,747
Room & board
6,210
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

40,304
Avg. Financial Aid Package
42,272
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
47,161
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,194
Avg. Loan Aid
15,671
Avg. Grant Aid
35,687
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
97%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
71%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

366
Total Undergrad students
23%
International Students
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.67%
Black or African American 0.82%
White or Caucasian 63.74%
Asian 2.2%
Two or more races 2.2%
Other 3.02%

Gender

Male (30.87%)
Female (69.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Bar Island Swim, Earth Day and Aurora Ballealis (midwinter semi-formal)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Earth in Brackets [earth], Outing Club, Campus Committee for Sustainability, Futbol (soccer) Club and Board Gaming Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

54
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 27
Male - 29
Female - 25
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