Bates College
#317 Overall Influence#74 Desirability Rank

Bates College

University in Maine, United States

Bates College Rankings

Bates College is a private liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine. It is equidistant from the state capital, Augusta, to the north, and the cultural hub Portland to the south. Anchored by the Historic Quad, the campus of Bates totals with a small urban campus which includes 33 Victorian Houses as some of the dormitories. It maintains of nature preserve known as the “Bates-Morse Mountain” near Campbell Island and a coastal center on Atkins Bay. With an annual enrollment of approximately 1,800 students, it is the smallest college in its athletic conference. As a result of its small student body, Bates retains selective admission rates and little to no transfer percentages. The nominal cost of attendance is considered very high with tuition frequently among the most expensive in the United States.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,685

Acceptance

18%

Graduation Rate

88%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$53,794

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$7,779
30K-48K$9,079
48K-75K$11,669
75K-110K$22,181
110K+$40,890

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$74,300

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2 Andrews Road, Lewiston ME 04240

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

20 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

What is Bates College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#214 World Rank #91 USA Rank
Literature
#229 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#251 World Rank #112 USA Rank
Economics
#320 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Chemistry
#334 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Mathematics
#319 World Rank #137 USA Rank
Engineering
#332 World Rank #151 USA Rank
Biology
#583 World Rank #182 USA Rank
Physics
#352 World Rank #186 USA Rank
Political Science
#373 World Rank #190 USA Rank
Psychology
#348 World Rank #191 USA Rank
History
#462 World Rank #196 USA Rank
Sociology
#521 World Rank #199 USA Rank
Philosophy
#627 World Rank #262 USA Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#221 World Rank #157 USA Rank
Business
#229 World Rank #127 USA Rank
Education
#280 World Rank #202 USA Rank
Communications
#332 World Rank #203 USA Rank
Nursing
#362 World Rank #213 USA Rank
Social Work
#420 World Rank #206 USA Rank
Law
#472 World Rank #192 USA Rank
Computer Science
#498 World Rank #216 USA Rank
Medical

Influential People

Who are Bates College's Most influential alumni?

Bates College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Business, and Education. Bates College’s most academically influential people include Seamus Heaney, Buckminster Fuller, and Amory Lovins.

Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney

Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer

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Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller

American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist

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Amory Lovins
Amory Lovins

American physicist, energy policy analyst

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Minoru Yamasaki
Minoru Yamasaki

American architect

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Donald Hall
Donald Hall

American writer

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Benjamin Mays
Benjamin Mays

American educator, activist, minister

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John Ciardi
John Ciardi

American poet, professor, translator

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Zanvil A. Cohn

American immunologist

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Steven Girvin

American physicist

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William H. Tucker

American psychologist

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George S. Hammond
George S. Hammond

American chemist

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Bryant Gumbel
Bryant Gumbel

American television journalist and sportscaster, best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's Today

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