Colleges of Distinction 2019-2020

  • The flagship campus is located on 225 acres in Unity, Maine.
  • Founded in 1965
  • Private, liberal arts, sustainability science-based with an environmental focus
  • Offering Master’s (online), Bachelor’s (residential and online), Associate’s degrees, and Signature Courses.
  • Student/faculty ratio
    • Flagship campus: 15:1
    • Distance Education undergraduate: 4.6: 1
    • Distance Education graduate: 10:1
  • Average class size: 21
    • Flagship campus: 21
    • Distance Education undergraduate: 10
    • Distance Education graduate: 8
  • Average Flagship GPA (2018): 3.3
  • 716 undergraduate students (Flagship Fall 2018)
  • 36 undergraduate Distance Education students (Spring 2019)
  • 129 graduate Distance Education students (Fall 2019)
  • 1:1 male-to-female ratio (Flagship)
  • Students from 31 states (Flagship)
  • Approximately 71 % of Flagship students live on campus
  • No fraternities or sororities
  • 97% of students receive financial assistance
  • Internship sites in nearly 50 states and around the world in countries such as Zimbabwe, Belize, Ghana, Chile, Iceland and Israel.
  • Study abroad opportunities in 23 countries
  • 70% of recent alumni indicated they were employed or pursuing graduate degrees at prominent institutions across the country.
  • Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
  • Committed to the principle that all of its students, faculty, and staff have a right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race, age, gender, religion, national origin, socioeconomic class, disability, or previous military experience