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College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME
Campus Life and Facilities

Coll. of the Atlantic Students Say...

Because each person is taught that “voices and actions count,” most students tend to focus on the sustainability efforts within campus and participate in one of the college’s many groups. The college allows students to “give faculty reviews” and “even [participate] in the hiring of the staff,”... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

105 Eden Street

Admission Office

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

United States

Phone: 207-288-5015

Fax: 207-288-4126

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
42%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Wellness Housing

Other Housing Options:

COA does offer substance-free housing. All COA residences aspire to be green and environmentally conscious. 51 beds are located in state-of-the-art green houses with composting toilets, energy-efficient lighting, wood pellet heat, and specially insulated walls. Others are located in turn-of-the-century former summer homes.

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Political Discussion Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
12
Number of Honor Societies
0
Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
0

Sports

Athletic Division :None Men's Sports Team Name :Blackflies Women's Sports Team Name :Blackflies

Student Services

Other Services
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
COA students offer a student-run support group. Our health services clinic also provides counseling on issues related to gender.
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
COA students have an international students group.

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 7 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 9.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: No Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: University of Maine Computer Connection Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No Special Facilities: George B. Dorr Natural History Museum with touch tank and student-created dioramas, Ethel H. Blum Art Gallery, two off-site organic farms, two island research stations, a (mostly) solar-powered pottery studio, greenhouse, Geographic Information Systems lab, Green Graphics Studio, Deering Common Campus Center with meditation room, organic community garden, several more formal gardens, Outdoor equipment includes two ocean-going vessels, sailboats, and several canoes and kayaks, bicycles for loan, plus gear for winter activities. We also have a protected wilderness area, the 100-acre Protectorate.

Campus Safety

Quality of Life Rating
99
Fire Safety Rating
97

Campus Security Report:

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    99
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    97
  • Green Rating:
    99
  • Campus Environment:
    Rural
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    42%
  • # of Organizations:
    12
  • # of Honor Societies:
    0
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    0
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