College of the Atlantic Rankings

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In the World#3428 of 14178
In North America#1002 of 2629
In the United States#929 of 2528
In Maine#8 of 19
In Bar Harbor#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Avg. cost to attend
$18,608 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
355
Graduates
5
Male:Female Ratio
25:75
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
coa.edu

College of the Atlantic Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%63%77%
Applicants451148303
Admissions32593232
Freshmen enrolled full time1053174

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White219 (61%)
Nonresident Alien91 (25%)
Hispanic20 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown12 (3%)
Two or more races7 (2%)
Asian6 (2%)
Black or African American5 (1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,608/year
Average aid awarded
$36,310
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,365
$30-48K$12,759
$48-75K$15,171
$75-110K$20,973
$110K+$30,034

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$42,993$28,665
Tuition in-state$42,993$28,665
Tuition out-of-state$42,993$28,665
Fee in-district$549$549
Fee in-state$549$549
Fee out-of-state$549$549

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity168
Combined charge for room and board$9,747
Room charge$6,210
Meal charge$3,537

College of the Atlantic Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other833
Grand Total833
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%43%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
233
Citations
16,785

Publication count by topic

Biology
85
Geography
39
Environmental science
13
Sociology
12
Political science
10
Geology
9
Computer science
9
Business
8
Chemistry
8
Medicine
7
Mathematics
5
Engineering
4
Economics
4
History
3
Art
2
Psychology
2
Philosophy
1
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography12361,271
Computer science12387,557
Political science1562326
Sociology2130273
Environmental science2144734
Biology22044,444
Geology2395168
History27124
Economics323291
Mathematics3365306
Business351694
Psychology4043175
Engineering408177
Chemistry4451225
Medicine4600149
Materials science58331

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990130
1991120
1992120
1993123
1994436
1995438
1996268
1997177
19984117
19997176
20001110
20016201
20024163
20035298
20045491
20059639
20066801
20075865
20085964
20094995
20102980
20117911
201215945
20139982
2014141029
201522909
201610739
201718735
201810685
201911832
202015960

General info

Alternative namesCOA
Founded1969
WikipediaCollege of the Atlantic
MottoLife Changing, World Changing
Colorsblue, green
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - November; January-March; March-June). Summer courses available
Total FTE staff92
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, Maine, 04609
United States
City population5,000
Phone2072885015
Fax+1 (207) 288 4126

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