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Bates College (Lewiston, ME)

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Bates College is ranked 20 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 34 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 44%
Applicants who took ACT 23%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+31%
600-69960%
600+91%

SAT Math Score

700+34%
600-69957%
600+91%

ACT Score

30-3670%
24-2928%
24+98%

Students applied5,044
Students admitted1,282
Admission rate25%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,435
Fees$0
Room and board$14,105
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$63,340

Cost after need-based aid$24,419
Cost after non-need-based aid$63,340

Average debt at graduation$18,929

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$38,921
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,773

Full-Time

Men879
Women894

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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