College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME

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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
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1969

Admission

Academic calendar: Trimester
February 15 application deadline
71.1% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

February 15 Deadline for applying for financial aid
1% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$42,084 Tuition and Fees

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School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

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, Legal professions and studies, Energy, environment, and natural resources law, English language and literature/letters, Creative writing, Literature, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Humanities/humanistic studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, other, Biology, general, Botany/plant biology, Anatomy, Entomology, Animal physiology, Animal behavior and ethology, Wildlife biology, Zoology/animal biology, other, Ecology, evolution, systematics, and population biology, 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, Natural resources and conservation, Wildlife and wildlands science and management, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, 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, 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, Environmental design/architecture, Landscape architecture, Chemistry, Environmental chemistry, Oceanography, chemical and physical, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Public administration and social service professions, Community organization and advocacy, 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, Visual and performing arts, general, Digital arts, Crafts/craft design, folk art and artisanry, Dance, Design and visual communications, general, Graphic design, Drama/theatre arts and stagecraft, Playwriting and screenwriting, Acting, Directing and theatrical production, Film/video and photographic arts, Film/cinema/video studies, Photography, Documentary production, 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, Business administration, management and operations, Transportation/mobility management, Project management, Retail management, Organizational leadership, Business administration, management and operations, other, 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

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 378
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 357
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 8

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, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 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 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 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 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0
Burglary 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0
Arson 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0

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.