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Bates College

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Rating

Private

Type

1,964

Students

$55,683

Tuition

12%

Acceptance

#49

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Lewiston, ME

2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 04240

Bates College is a small private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, ME ranked 53rdin America. It has a total of 1,964 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting in the neighborhood of 1/9 of applicants. Bates College offers 38 different majors and is best known for its classical and ancient studies, chinese language and literature, and rhetoric and composition programs (nationally ranked 1st, 6th, and 8th respectively). With a tuition cost of $55,683 per year, Bates College is extremely expensive. 90.71% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $59,200 per year, which is 43% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$55,683/Year
Above Average

Bates College

$55,683

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,538/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$29,143/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

12%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Bates College

12%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

50%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Application Fee

$60

Students

1,964Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

543

Part-Time

0
Male

50%

In-state

83%

Female

50%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Political Science and Government, General11% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other67% Others

13% Political Science and Government, General

11% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

9% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

67% Others

Political Science and Government, General

13%

74 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

11%

63 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

9%

52 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

6%

36 Graduates

Environmental Studies

6%

33 Graduates

Mathematics, General

5%

29 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

29 Graduates

Sociology

4%

21 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

557,400

Academic Spend per Student

$24,298

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$43,100/Year

Bates College

$43,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$43,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$59,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

90%