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Colleges / College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

About College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Bar Harbor, Maine. College of the Atlantic was founded in 1969. The college enrolls around 376 students per year, including 374 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for College of the Atlantic

It is very difficult to get into College of the Atlantic. Around 61% of applicants get into College of the Atlantic each year. Out of 525 applications received in 2022, 321 students were offered admission.

College of the Atlantic Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12%

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College of the Atlantic is locatedin Bar Harbor, Maine,.

If you would like to see College of the Atlantic for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Bar Harbor, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hancock County-Bar Harbor.

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College Info

105 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1198

Campus Setting: Small Town

College of the Atlantic Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of the Atlantic is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of the Atlantic is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

College of the Atlantic SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

600 - 660


Reading SAT Range

670 - 760

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College of the Atlantic Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at College of the Atlantic is like? There are approximately 376 students enrolled at College of the Atlantic, including 374 undergraduate students and 2 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 20% percent are from ME and 80% percent of students are from other states.


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