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COLLEGE PROFILE

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

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$66,550
Tuition and Fees
$50,310
Room and Board
$14,190
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$1,250
Payment PlansNot reported

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002036
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants245 (49.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need210 (85.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid210 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met210 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$46,647
Need-Based Gift
Received by 210 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,506
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 205 (97.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,232
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants849 (47.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need774 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid774 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met774 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$45,494
Need-Based Gift
Received by 774 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $41,478
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 764 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,073
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
34%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$22,845
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableNone
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,750
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.78 4.13 645 674 30
Low 3.20 3.60 510 510 20
High 4.00 5.00 760 770 36
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