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 350 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1969 and is the only school located in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
1
Few
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.


Student Retention
81%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at College of the Atlantic is high at 81% (above Maine average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of the Atlantic is good: 70%.

Student to faculty ratio at College of the Atlantic is good - 10:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,200
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $41,600 a year. The additional fees at College of the Atlantic (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600; which totals $42,200 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
According to government data, 400 applications were submitted and 302 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
Accepted
Yes
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



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Medium
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.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
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 dangerous 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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