Bates College

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Acceptance Rate 12 %
Tuition & Fees $57,353
Student Population 1,832
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $42,790
Graduation Rate 91 %

Academic Overview

Bates College Campus, Lewiston, ME
Bates College is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Lewiston, Maine. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $57,353 for undergraduate students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,832 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 12% and the graduation rate is 91% last year.
The salary after graduation from Bates College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $74,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Bates College are $57,353.
Bates College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Bates. The acceptance rate of Bates is 12% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 50%. The average graduation rate is 91% and the transfer-out rate is 6%. The average received amount of financial aid is $42,790 and 44% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,832 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Bates College is 12 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Bates College is 91 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Bates College is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Bates College is 94 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Bates College is 1,832
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Bates College is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $42,790 at Bates College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Bates offers 38 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree380

Special Learning Opportunities

Bates College does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Bates College.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,751)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Bates College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges