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Private
Co-ed
2,003
Undergraduate
Students
(53.7%) 1,075 Women
(46.3%) 928 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
10% of 13,584 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
740 average
700-780 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
710 average
680-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33 average
31-34 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$74,100
Tuition and Fees
$57,280
Room and Board
$14,720
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$55,762
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,380
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
209
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Waterville Population
15,962
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland, ME
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
96% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
White Mule
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.1% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
9.2% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.1% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
9.6%
First-Year Students Returning
93.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
85.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
81%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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