Bates College

Lewiston, Maine

Overview

Address2 Andrews Road
School Websitewww.bates.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Bates College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lewiston, Maine that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,685 students applied to Bates College. Of those students, 1,367 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Bates College was $53,794. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Bates College.

Bates College has a 89% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Moderate

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GPARecommended

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The Bates College acceptance rate is 18%. To put this into perspective, 1,367 of the 7,685 students who applied to Bates College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Bates College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Bates College had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Bates College was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Bates College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Bates College, the tuition for in-state residents is $53,794. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $15,224, other expenses of $1,250 and the $900 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $71,168.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,794 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Bates College to $71,168 for out-of-state students.

Students at Bates College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Bates College was $4,702 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 11%.

Bates College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Bates College.

Bates College has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 83% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 8% of students come from in-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Bates College is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Bates College to thrive in your studies.

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