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Bates College

Lewiston, ME

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Bowdoin College, Colby College, Middlebury College, Tufts University, Colgate University, Hamilton College

Bates, founded in 1855, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 109-acre campus is located in Lewiston, 35 miles northeast of Portland.

Web Sitewww.bates.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,792
   Women908 (50.7%)
   Men884 (49.3%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate22% of 5,651 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math660 average
600-703 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading660 average
590-713 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing660 average
610-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$66,550
Tuition and Fees
$50,310
Room and Board
$14,190
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$44,352
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates
$19,917

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemNot reported
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
170
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Lewiston Population36,437
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotBobcat
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.2% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
8.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.0% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students7.3% from 56 countries
First-Year Students Returning94.7%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
82.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.70 4.08 690 665 29
Low 2.70 2.86 600 580 20
High 4.00 4.85 760 780 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

Bates College was the first coed college in the east.

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