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The College of the Atlantic, founded in 1969, is a private institution. Its 25-acre campus is located in coastal Bar Harbor, 45 miles from Bangor.

Website: www.coa.edu/

Private
Co-ed
355
Undergraduate
Students
(74.1%) 263 Women
(25.9%) 92 Men
5
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 451 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
589 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
670 average
630-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$54,969
Tuition and Fees
$43,542
Room and Board
$9,747
Average Percent of Need Met
96%
Average Freshman Award
$44,186
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,731
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
25
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 64% of classes
20-29 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Bar Harbor Population
2,552
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
52% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
1.5% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.3% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students
25.4% from 54 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
24.0%
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