Bates College: Review & Facts

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Bates College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,755 students enrolled. This school was established in 1855 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Lewiston, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
At Bates College you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Bates College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are History, Political Science, Biology, Psychology, and Foreign Languages. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
95%
The student retention rate at Bates College is excellent at 95% (well above Maine average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bates College is great - 91%. Around 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bates College is good, 10:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,400
Average tuition price is extremely high, about $44,100 a year. The additional fees at Bates College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $300; which comes to $44,400 a year.

Read the details about Bates College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
27%
According to recent data, 4,906 applications were submitted and 1,305 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get accepted at this school.

Bates College will consider accepting advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Bates College is $60.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Bates College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (207) 786-6000 or check Bates College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Bates College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bates College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Bates College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime information, Bates College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bates College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bates College, 2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240, USA
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