Type of collegeprivate, independent, four-year, liberal arts
Degree grantedbachelor of arts
Campus714 acres in Waterville, Maine
Carbon neutralitynet zero carbon emissions


Majors and minors57 majors, 32 minors, independent major options
Students who declare a double major35%
Students who declare at least one minor44%
Academic calendar4 – 1 – 4 (includes Jan Plan)
Students who study abroad67%
Median class size15
Class sections with fewer than 20 students72%

Student Body

Student body1,850 (53% women – 47% men)
Geographic diversity44 states and 75 countries represented
Students from outside of New England41%
Students of Color20%
International students11%
First-generation students12%


Faculty/student ratio1:10
Faculty171 full time and 34 part time
Gender breakdown53% female, 47% male
Full-time faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree

Student Life

Housing95% students live on campus
Active clubs on campus100+
Civic-engagementMore than 70% of students volunteer
Intercollegiate athletic teams32
Athletic conferenceNESCAC; Division III (Division I in alpine and Nordic skiing)

Postgraduate Success

Class of 2013 alumni working full time79%
Class of 2013 alumni attending grad school
full time
Alumni ultimately earning a graduate degree75%

Financial Aid

Percent students receiving grant aid39%
Average grant aid awarded$42,858