Tool December 2016

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Bates College (Lewiston, ME)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 54.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 27.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 44.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 31.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 75.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 48.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 29.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 77.00%
ACT score 24-29: 41.00%
ACT score 30-36: 58.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 5,651
Students admitted: 1,231
Admission rate: 22%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 82.7%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 884
Full-time enrolled women: 908
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 1,792

COSTS

Tuition: $50,310
Room and board: $14,190
Est. book expense: $2,050
Fees: $0
Total cost: $66,550
Cost after need-based aid: $26,617
Cost after non-need-based aid: $66,550
Average debt at graduation: $19,917

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $39,933
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $43
Students receiving need-based aid: 767
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 43%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 39%