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, 31 minors, independent major options
Students who declare a double major33%
Students who declare at least one minor50%
Academic calendar4 – 1 – 4 (includes Jan Plan)
Students who study abroad67%
Median class size15
Class sections with fewer than 20 students72%

Student Body

Student body1,820 (52% women – 48% men)
Geographic diversity43 states and 76 countries represented
Students from outside of New England41%
Students of Color20%
International students8.4%
First-generation students11%


Faculty/student ratio1:10
Faculty166 full time and 50 part time
Gender breakdown42% female, 58% male
Full-time faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree

Student Life

Housing94% students live on campus
Active clubs on campus100+
Civic-engagement63% of students volunteer
Intercollegiate athletic teams32
Athletic conferenceNESCAC; Division III (Division I in alpine and Nordic skiing)

Postgraduate Success

Seniors who were employed, were admitted to grad school, or had full-time fellowships at time of graduation (three-year average)78%
Alumni ultimately earning a graduate degree75%

Financial Aid

Percent students receiving grant aid38%
Average grant aid awarded$38,613