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College of the Atlantic Demographics & Diversity

Bar Harbor, Maine

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at College of the Atlantic are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of College of the Atlantic students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 17%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 211% more female students than male students enrolled at College of the Atlantic with a gender ratio of 76% women to 24% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, College of the Atlantic has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for College of the Atlantic students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 24%
Women 76%
Enrollment by gender for College of the Atlantic students
Gender Number of Students
Men 82
Women 255

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

College of the Atlantic serves a high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of Maine or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for College of the Atlantic students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 14%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 33%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,849 per year

34% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.3%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

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