About Bates College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Bates College cost?

Bates College Cost of Attendance
In-state $50,310
Out-of-state $50,310
On-Campus Room and Board $14,190
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $24,055
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Bates College Financial Aid and Debt

90%

Students paying down their debt

$14,450

Typical Total Student Debt

$149

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 50% $39,027
Federal Grants 10% $4,220
Pell grants 10% $4,445
Other federal grants
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 1% $1,367
Institutional grants or scholarships 42% $39,486
Student loan aid 25% $8,298
Federal student loans 23% $4,744
Other student loans 4% $26,798

Bates College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 235 Up to $1,000
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a challenging class 263 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 242 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 128 Up to $600
Do community service 237 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 109 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 179 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Bates College Admissions

What is Bates College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 23%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions of applicants
SAT Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions of applicants
Composite Score

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Bates College Campus Life

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

52

Forbes Ranking

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

88%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1903
Living on campus
Transfer Students
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Men
50%
Women
50%

Student Diversity

47%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
71.94%
Unknown
11.82%
Hispanic or Latino
7.30%
Black or African American
4.94%
Asian
3.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.16%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Bates College Graduation Success

95%

First Year Student Retention

84%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$55,700

Average Salary After Graduation

About Bates College

Address

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify