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Bar Harbor, Maine

College of the Atlantic Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into College of the Atlantic

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.9%
Admission Difficulty for College of the Atlantic
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into College of the Atlantic and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 322 out of 474 applicants were admitted making College of the Atlantic a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. College of the Atlantic typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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College of the Atlantic SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for College of the Atlantic
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for College of the Atlantic
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

College of the Atlantic ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for College of the Atlantic
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for College of the Atlantic
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.56
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into College of the Atlantic. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at College of the Atlantic was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Maine for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as College of the Atlantic accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted College of the Atlantic students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 37% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 7% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

69% of College of the Atlantic freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted College of the Atlantic students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 69%
Top 50% of class 95%
Bottom 50% of class 5%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

College of the Atlantic admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 326 148 474
Accepted 231 91 322
Acceptance Rate 71% 61% 68%
Enrolled 75 16 91
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 18% 28%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
60

Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to College of the Atlantic and what considerations affect admission decisions?

College of the Atlantic Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at College of the Atlantic
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160959 IPEDS survey data for College of the Atlantic.

Frequently Asked Questions

68% of those who apply are granted admission to College of the Atlantic. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.