College of the Atlantic

country rank  1005
world rank  3355

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University Overview

Established in 1969, College of the Atlantic is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Bar Harbor (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, College of the Atlantic (COA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. College of the Atlantic (COA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym COA
Founded 1969
Motto Life Changing, World Changing
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address 105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor (population range: 2,500-9,999)
04609 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 288 5015
F +1 (207) 288 4126

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor 04609
+1 (207) 801 5623
800 528 0025

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to College of the Atlantic's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019