College Profile

Founded: 1813
Type of college:
private, independent, four-year, liberal arts
Degree granted:
bachelor of arts
Campus:
714 acres in Waterville, Maine
Carbon Neutrality:         
net zero carbon emissions
 
Academics
Majors and minors:
55 majors, 31 minors, independent major options
Students who declare a double major:
33%
Students who declare at least one minor:
50%
Academic calendar:
4 - 1 - 4 (includes Jan Plan)
Students who study abroad:
67%
Median class size:
15
Class sections with fewer than 20 students:
72%
 
Student Body
Student body:
1,820 (52% women - 48% men)
Geographic diversity:
43 states and 76 countries represented
Students from outside of New England:
41%
Students of Color:
20%
International students:
8.4%
First-generation students:
11%
 
Professors
Faculty/student ratio:
1:10
Faculty:
166 full time and 50 part time
Gender breakdown:
42% female, 58% male
Full-time faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree:
98%
 
Student Life
Housing:
94% students live on campus
Active clubs on campus:
120
Civic-engagement:
63% of students volunteer
Intercollegiate athletic teams:
32
Athletic conference:
NESCAC; Division III (Division I in alpine and Nordic skiing)
 
Postgraduate Success
Graduates in the Class of 2012 who were employed, were admitted to graduate school, or had received a full-time fellowship (as of June 30, 2012):
82%
Alumni ultimately earning a graduate degree:
75%
 
Financial Aid
Percent students receiving grant aid:
38%
Average grant aid awarded:
$38,613
 
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