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
Academic calendar4 – 1 – 4 (includes Jan Plan)
Students who study abroad2/3
Class sections with fewer than 20 students3/4
Faculty/student ratio1:10

Student Body

Student body1,850
Geographic diversity38 states and 70 countries represented
Students of Color1/5
International students10%+
First-generation students10%+

Student Life

Housing95% students live on campus
Active clubs on campus100+
Intercollegiate athletic teams32
Athletic conferenceNESCAC; Division III (Division I in alpine and Nordic skiing)

Postgraduate Success

Class of 2014 alumni working full time76%
Class of 2014 alumni attending grad school
full time
Class of 2014 alumni completing a fellowship2%
Alumni ultimately earning a graduate degree3/4

Financial Aid

Grant aid awarded in 2014-15$30 million
Average first-year financial aid package in 2014-15$46,000
Demonstrated Financial Need Met100%
Loans Included in Aid Packages$0

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