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Bates College

Bates College is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Lewiston, ME. The 2019 average net price at Bates College is $25,113. Acceptance rate is 17.79%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,832.

Mission Statement



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Top Ranked
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Location: Lewiston, ME
Student Body: 1,832
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.bates.edu
Acceptance Rate: 17.79%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 17.79%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2021
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $60
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $53,794
Room and Board: $15,224
Books and Supplies: $900
Other Fees: $0
Average Net Price: $25,113
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 543
  • Men / Women Ratio: 287 / 256
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Not Considered
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Social Sciences: 30%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 12%
  • English Literature: 10%
  • Psychology: 9%
  • Natural Resources, Conservation: 6%

Academic Programs

Bates College offers 38 Total Programs in Bachelor's Degree Level. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Social Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsBates College offers 38 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 92%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 88%
  • 1st Year Retention: 95%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $56,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,832
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 70%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Non-resident, alien: 7%
  • Black Students: 5%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Asian Students: 4%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%