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/application-forms/
Address:2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 04240
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,780
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):93%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,780 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$50,310
Out-of-state Tuition:$50,310
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:50%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$40,535

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bates College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bates College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total39

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bates College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$50,310
Out-of-state$50,310
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid25750%
Grant or scholarship aid21742%$40,535
Student loan aid12925%$8,298

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid80045%$39,027
Federal student loans49027%$4,744

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,3562,3642,992
Percent admitted100%25%21%
Percent admitted who enrolled9%10%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment1,780
Undergraduate enrollment1,780
Graduate enrollment0

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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