|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,701 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bates College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 5,356 applications and only 1,213 students were granted admission. Bates College is at the #21 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bates College's tuition was $50,310 for all students regardless of residency (87.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 50% of Bates College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 10% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,220 (which is 4.1% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bates College in 2016-2017, was 118, which is 23% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,848 (which is 34.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bates College has enrolled a total of 1,780 students (1,780 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bates College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||10%||28|
|Mathematics And Statistics||8%||22|
|Visual And Performing Arts||6%||18|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||5%||14|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||14|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||10|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bates College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Bates College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $40,800. Last year, out of the total 240 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 240 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 239 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 239 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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