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Bates College

Lewiston, ME
University Website: www.bates.edu/
Apply Online: www.bates.edu/application.xml
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Bates College is a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. The college was founded in 1855 by abolitionists. Bates College is one of the first colleges in the United States to be coeducational from establishment, and is also the oldest continuously operating coeducational institution in New England. Originally a Free Will Baptist institution, Bates is now a nonsectarian institution.

Bates College was ranked 22nd in the nation in the 2013 US News & World Report Best Liberal Arts Colleges rankings. The college is listed as one of thirty "Hidden Ivies" and one of the "Little Ivies". Bates offers 32 departmental and interdisciplinary program majors and 25 secondary concentrations, and confers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 students, 300 of whom study abroad each semester. The student-faculty ratio is 10-to-1.

Bates is a leader of the SAT optional movement for undergraduate admission. In 1984 it instituted one of the first SAT-optional admissions programs in the nation.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $42,550.00 avg tuition

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 786-6000

Apply online Admissions:
home.bates.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.bates.edu/sfs.xml

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Bates College

Statistics:
Applied 5,196
Admitted 1,397 27%
Enrolled total 502
Full Time: 502
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 93%
4-year graduation rate 86%
6-year graduation rate 91%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Bates College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $42,550.00 $42,550.00 $42,550.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,500.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,250.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 44%
Percent receiving grant aid 40%
Avg amount of grant aid $33,948.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 25%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,926.00

Bates College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
East Asian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Neuroscience X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Bates College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2017
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017

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