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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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
76%
Admission Difficulty for College of the Atlantic
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into College of the Atlantic and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at College of the Atlantic is 76%.  It ranks #8 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. College of the Atlantic is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 307 out of 405 applicants were admitted.

College of the Atlantic typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.65. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The College of the Atlantic application fee is $50 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Test Optional

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 2020 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 2020 starting class

College of the Atlantic GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.65
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 3.65 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 grades are above the average 3.65 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as College of the Atlantic accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted College of the Atlantic students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 14.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 35.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 23.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 19.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 7.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

73% 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 33%
Top 25% of class 73%
Top 50% of class 100%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

College of the Atlantic admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 269 136 405
Accepted 210 97 307
Acceptance Rate 78% 71% 76%
Enrolled 51 32 83
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 33% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Application 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 Application 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?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to College of the Atlantic. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.