Bates College

2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME

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Questions and Answers about Bates College

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Are SAT and/or ACT test scores considered for admissions into Bates College?
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What housing options are available for first year students at Bates College?
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2 years ago
Does your school require its transfer students to complete any specific courses?
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Majors offered at Bates College

Biggest majors
Political Science and Government
Research and Experimental Psychology

Academics at Bates College

Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Selective (18% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common careers for Bates College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Management Consultant97k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)88k
Product Manager, Software80k
Software Engineer74k
Account Manager65k
Executive Assistant57k
Data Analyst52k
Based on 2,058 student responses
59.1kAvg. Early Career Pay
124.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
52%in High-Meaning careers
23%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Bates College

Bates College financial aid

Grants per year
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Student reviews of Bates College

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Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Lots of interesting clubs and activities
Awesome study spaces and libraries
Access to outdoor activities
Beautiful campus
Accessible and helpful professors
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The professors are incredible and I like the type of community a small school creates.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The facilities aren’t always great, not the older ones at least, and even though the dining hall is highly ranked I don’t think it’s very good.



I like the location of Bates college and its size.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Some of the information given by tour guides and on the websites can be a little misleading. There is not a great amount of diversity at Bates and very little to no nightlife in the town.

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