College of the Atlantic

Is College of the Atlantic a Good School for the Money?

College of the Atlantic Value Report

Is College of the Atlantic worth the money? Read College Factual's annual College of the Atlantic value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within Maine, College of the Atlantic Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.

Top 20% Maine Value
Top 30% Maine Quality

College of the Atlantic is ranked #5 out of #17 in Maine for quality and #3 out of #17 for Maine value.

This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  3 out of 17
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  82.35 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if College of the Atlantic offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 5% National Value
Top 20% National Quality

College of the Atlantic is ranked #19 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to its peers, College of the Atlantic is underpriced compared to the quality of education it provides. College of the Atlantic is ranked #19 out of 1472 in College Factual's Best Colleges for the Money Ranking earning it a great value recognition.

National Value Ranking  19 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  98.71 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
College of the Atlantic $99,961 A+
Cedarville University $121,776 A
Agnes Scott College $122,934 A
Lake Forest College $134,273 A
Hampshire College $163,136 C
Rutgers University - Newark $165,774 C
Biola University $166,145 C
Oregon State University $177,092 D+
Virginia Commonwealth University $185,046 D
Belmont University $185,582 D
Hofstra University $191,730 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $99,961 For That Piece of Paper

On average, a bachelor's degree from College of the Atlantic will cost you about $99,961. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $23,301 and a typical 4.29 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $23,301
Average Years to Graduate 4.29
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $99,961

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average College of the Atlantic net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on College of the Atlantic cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$94,303 In-State With Aid
$235,817 Avg Cost No Aid
4.29 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at College of the Atlantic.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $235,817 #709 C
All Students $99,961 #19 A+
Only Students Receiving Aid $94,303 #32 A+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $235,817 #10 C-
All Students $99,961 #3 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $94,303 #3 A-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Maine.

About 100% of College of the Atlantic students receive financial aid. Get more details on what College of the Atlantic financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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