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

Website: www.bates.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,820
Undergraduate
Students
(49.8%) 906 Women
(50.2%) 914 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
12% of 8,222 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
685 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
690 average
630-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$73,538
Tuition and Fees
$55,683
Room and Board
$15,705
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$50,844
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,383
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
175
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Lewiston Population
36,437
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.4% Asian
6.0% Black/African-American
8.3% Hispanic/Latino
6.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.2% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students
8.2%
First-Year Students Returning
94.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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