Bates College Rankings

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In the World#1266 of 14178
In North America#396 of 2629
In the United States#358 of 2528
In Maine#4 of 19
In Lewiston#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
12%
Avg. cost to attend
$26,669 /y
Aid receiving
44%
Undergraduates
1,820
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
bates.edu

Bates College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate12%12%12%
Applicants8,2223,6604,562
Admissions998451547
Freshmen enrolled full time499231268

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1222 (67%)
Nonresident Alien150 (8%)
Hispanic139 (8%)
Two or more races103 (6%)
Black or African American101 (6%)
Asian91 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown10 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,669/year
Average aid awarded
$44,499
Students receiving aid
44%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$4,618
$30-48K$9,039
$48-75K$14,782
$75-110K$20,124
$110K+$44,330

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$55,683
Tuition in-state$55,683
Tuition out-of-state$55,683

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,754
Combined charge for room and board$15,705

Bates College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Political Science and Government, General67
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other51
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics50
English Language and Literature, General31
Environmental Studies29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General28
Mathematics, General25
Sociology20
Biochemistry19
Neuroscience18
Rhetoric and Composition16
Art & Art Studies, General15
Philosophy13
Physics, General12
History, General12
Anthropology10
Ancient Studies & Civilization9
Chemistry, General8
Chinese Language and Literature7
Dance, General4
Women's Studies4
European Studies & Civilization4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Engineering, General2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Music, General2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
African-American & Black Studies1
French Language and Literature1
Grand Total469
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate91%90%91%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,392
Citations
64,210

Publication count by topic

Psychology
412
Biology
235
History
173
Chemistry
170
Sociology
158
Political science
133
Economics
131
Mathematics
129
Medicine
120
Physics
93
Computer science
73
Geology
66
Art
63
Geography
62
Environmental science
60
Philosophy
55
Business
35
Materials science
34
Engineering
23

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography4228,776
Environmental science9204,997
Geology9402,892
Sociology10321,858
History1063109
Philosophy108889
Physics11016,778
Economics11212,730
Art115059
Psychology11658,583
Political science1277541
Mathematics15493,405
Biology161410,446
Chemistry21714,595
Business2205488
Medicine22162,626
Computer science2792957
Materials science3138634
Engineering396390

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199019109
19911584
199216128
199320123
199440108
199536202
199631318
199738296
199852380
199990482
200098574
200188749
200269861
2003621006
2004561252
2005401663
2006481684
2007431918
2008552392
2009652612
2010642739
2011743381
2012733537
2013963840
2014933814
20151124059
20161003778
20171054052
20181053872
20191234592
20201255025

General info

Alternative namesBates
Founded1855
WikipediaBates College
MottoAmore Ac Studio
With Ardor and Devotion
Colorsgarnet
Academic CalendarFour-One-Four
Total FTE staff756
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
United States
City population37,000
Phone2077866000
Fax+1 (207) 786 6123

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