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Bar Harbor, Maine

College of the Atlantic Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.9%
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 67% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 305 out of 456 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 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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College of the Atlantic SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for College of the Atlantic
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College of the Atlantic ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
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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 67% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

College of the Atlantic admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 312 144 456
Accepted 224 81 305
Acceptance Rate 72% 56% 67%
Enrolled 63 20 83
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 25% 27%

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

67% 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.