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Colleges / College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%

College of the Atlantic Student Life

College of the Atlantic Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

College of the Atlantic has the Earth in Brackets [earth]. In fact, more students participate in the Earth in Brackets [earth] than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at College of the Atlantic include Outing Club, Campus Committee for Sustainability, Futbol (soccer) Club and Board Gaming Club.

College of the Atlantic students' favorite campus traditions are Bar Island Swim, Earth Day and Aurora Ballealis (midwinter semi-formal).

College of the Atlantic Housing

This table offers information on housing at College of the Atlantic.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 64%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 253
Number of Students Living On-Campus 238
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

College of the Atlantic offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of College of the Atlantic students live on campus. In 2023, 64% of undergrads at College of the Atlantic lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 36% of students lived off-campus or commuted to College of the Atlantic. There are 253 spots available in on-campus housing for all 377 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 238 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

College of the Atlantic offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

College of the Atlantic Athletics

College of the Atlantic does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is College of the Atlantic Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

College of the Atlantic is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The College of the Atlantic campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

College of the Atlantic offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to College of the Atlantic

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit College of the Atlantic, take Interstate 95 to Bar Harbor, ME. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hancock County-Bar Harbor airport.

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College of the Atlantic Campus Services

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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