Tool December 2017

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Bates College (Lewiston, ME)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 52.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 39.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 45.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 21.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 66.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 26.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 68.00%
ACT score 24-29: 36.00%
ACT score 30-36: 54.00%
ACT score 24+: 90%
Students applied: 5,356
Students admitted: 1,213
Admission rate: 23%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 84%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 881
Full-time enrolled women: 899
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 1,780

COSTS

Tuition: $52,042
Room and board: $14,678
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $0
Total cost: $67,620
Cost after need-based aid: $26,142
Cost after non-need-based aid: $67,620
Average debt at graduation: $22,845

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,478
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $45,494
Students receiving need-based aid: 774
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 43%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 34%