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College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME
#99

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Founded in 1969, College of the Atlantic is a private institution in rural Bar Harbor, ME. The college focuses on one undergraduate and one graduate degree, both in Human Ecology. Instead of following established curriculum, students work with faculty to build highly individualized coursework based on personal interests and career goals.

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Quick Facts


105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

2014-2015 Tuition

$40,491 Tuition and Fees

Students

362 undergraduate students
33% male / 67% female

Admission

February 15 application deadline
73.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1969

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Education, General, Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Housing and Human Environments, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law, Legal Professions and Studies, Creative Writing, Literature, English Language and Literature/Letters, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Biology, General, Botany/Plant Biology, Anatomy, Entomology, Animal Physiology, Animal Behavior and Ethology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology/Animal Biology, Other, Ecology, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Evolutionary Biology, Aquatic Biology/Limnology, Environmental Biology, Population Biology, Conservation Biology, Systematic Biology/Biological Systematics, Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other, Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology, Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management, Natural Resources and Conservation, Museology/Museum Studies, Science, Technology and Society, Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, Human Biology, Dispute Resolution, Maritime Studies, Human Computer Interaction, Marine Sciences, Sustainability Studies, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Outdoor Education, Interpersonal and Social Skills, Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, Religion/Religious Studies, City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning, Environmental Design/Architecture, Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry, Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Community Organization and Advocacy, Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Social Sciences, General, Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods, Anthropology, Demography and Population Studies, Economics, International Relations and National Security Studies, American Government and Politics (United States), Political Economy, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, Sociology and Anthropology, Rural Sociology, Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies, Digital Arts, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry, Dance, Design and Visual Communications, General, Graphic Design, Playwriting and Screenwriting, Acting, Directing and Theatrical Production, Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Photography, Documentary Production, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Drawing, Intermedia/Multimedia, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Fine and Studio Arts Management, Business/Commerce, General, Transportation/Mobility Management, Project Management, Retail Management, Organizational Leadership, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, American History (United States), European History, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Public/Applied History, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 362
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 344
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 12
Percent of male undergraduates: 33%
Percent of female undergraduates: 67%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A 0 N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A 0 N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A 0 N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A 0 N/A
Robbery N/A 0 N/A
Aggravated assault N/A 0 N/A
Burglary N/A 0 N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A 0 N/A
Arson N/A 0 N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A 0 N/A
Drug law violations N/A 0 N/A
Liquor law violations N/A 0 N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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