College of the Atlantic: Review & Facts

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College of the Atlantic is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 340 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1969 and is the only school located in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Academic Offerings

At College of the Atlantic you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

College of the Atlantic deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers one major - Other Interdisciplinary Studies. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
The rate of student retention at College of the Atlantic is high at 83% (well above Maine average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at College of the Atlantic is average: 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at College of the Atlantic is good - 9:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $37,200 a year. The additional fees at College of the Atlantic (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600; which totals $37,800 a year.

Read the details about College of the Atlantic additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to government data, 378 applications were submitted and 268 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

College of the Atlantic might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at College of the Atlantic is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at College of the Atlantic and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (207) 288-5015 or check College of the Atlantic Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
College of the Atlantic offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of the Atlantic, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

College of the Atlantic provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - around $6,000 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, College of the Atlantic seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of the Atlantic Location and Maps

Post Address: College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, USA
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