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College of the Atlantic Admission Requirements

Bar Harbor, Maine

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Chances of getting into College of the Atlantic

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.1%
Admission Difficulty for College of the Atlantic
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into College of the Atlantic and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 325 out of 451 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 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by College of the Atlantic.

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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

College of the Atlantic GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into College of the Atlantic?

Applicants require 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 72% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

College of the Atlantic admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 303 148 451
Accepted 232 93 325
Acceptance Rate 77% 63% 72%
Enrolled 74 31 105
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 33% 32%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
27

Applicants have 27 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to College of the Atlantic is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to College of the Atlantic and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into College of the Atlantic?

72% 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.