Bates College: Tuition & Loans

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Tuition and fees per year
$44,400
Average tuition cost at Bates College is extremely high - about $44,100 per year. The additional fees at Bates College beyond tuition are around $300; this totals $44,400 a year.

If you are having in mind a less costly alternative in ME, see the Affordable Colleges in Maine ranking. The chart below shows Bates College tuition costs and additional fees compared to the competing and nearby colleges:

Anunual Tuition and Fees in Bates College and Competing Colleges

Bates College Tuition Comparison Chart

Books and Supplies

The average cost of books and additional supplies required to study at Bates College is $800 a year, which is a good bargain if compared to other colleges in Maine.

FAFSA Application

FAFSA Code
2015-2016
002036
If you would like to file your FAFSA application for Federal Student Aid, the college code for Bates College is 002036. Please verify this code before using it with your FAFSA application.

Federal Student Aid is an office of the US Department of Education, which provides money for college to eligible students and families. To meet minimum eligibility requirements you will need to have a valid Social Security number and high school diploma or GED certificate.

Repaying Your School Loans

Repayment
Failure Rate
2%
The government reported that the median federal student loan amount for Bates College is approximately $5,400.

At the same time, 1.50% of the recent Bates College graduates have failed to maintain their federal student loan repayments in 2012

This rate of loan repayment defaults (1.50%) is 1 and might lead to a conclusion that Bates College graduates have excellent career perspectives.

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