College of the Atlantic Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Harbor, ME, College of the Atlantic is one of the best universities in the state of Maine. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for College of the Atlantic in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is College of the Atlantic.

105 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone: (800) 528-0025
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: College of the Atlantic

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 152
Average freshman retention rate: 84.2%
6-year graduation rate: 62.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 68%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -6
Faculty resources ranking: 76
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 90.1%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 83.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 119
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1100-1340
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 31%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 62%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 69.1%
Financial resources rank: 181
Alumni giving rank: 129
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 24.5%

Essential Facts: College of the Atlantic

  • Students from over 90 countries participate in Atlantic College’s rigorous two-year programme in which they combine academic studies with activities and service.
  • Admission, and scholarship awards, are decided by national UWC committees around the world, which also send students to the other United World Colleges .
  • COA has three ten-week terms and maintains a narrative evaluation system. The Registrar reports to the Provost and supervises the assistant registrar and work-study students.

College of the Atlantic History

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General Information
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 43%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 80%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 40%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: N/A
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook