Bates College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

23 Campus Avenue, Lindholm House

Lewiston, ME 04240-9917

(207) 786-6000

Fax: (207) 786-6025



Contact: Wylie Mitchell

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

2 Andrews Road

Lewiston, ME 04240

(207) 786-6255

www.bates.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,776

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 521

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,776

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 29%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 96%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bates College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (207) 786-6000
Website: www.bates.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.bates.edu/admission/apply/
Address: 2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 04240
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,820
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 92%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 1,820 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $55,683
Out-of-state Tuition: $55,683
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 44%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $44,499

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Bates College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bates College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 38

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bates College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $55,683
Out-of-state $55,683
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 238 44%
Grant or scholarship aid 216 40% $44,499
Student loan aid 103 19% $9,881

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 800 44% $44,395
Federal student loans 383 21% $4,998

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bates College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bates College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,222 3,660 4,562
Percent admitted 100% 12% 12%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 6% 6%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bates College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,820
Undergraduate enrollment 1,820
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bates College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

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