Bates College

#757 / #227
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#74
Most Desirable School

University in Maine, United States

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About Bates College

According to Wikipedia, 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 academic rigor and small student body, Bates places among the most selective colleges in the United States.

Bates College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
7,696 14% 92%

How Much Does Bates College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$59,062
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $4,618
30K - 48K $9,039
48K - 75K $14,782
75K - 110K $20,124
110K+ $44,330

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Bates College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Bates College, then you can expect to earn an average of $74,300 per year.

Bates College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
482 482

Where is Bates College?

Bates College is located at 2 Andrews Road, Lewiston ME 04240

How Safe is Bates College?

Lewiston has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Bates College Known For?

Bates College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Bates College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Bates College's Most Influential Alumni?

Bates College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Communications, and Law. Here are some of Bates College's most famous alumni:

Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller
An American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist.
Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney
An Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer.
Minoru Yamasaki
Minoru Yamasaki
An American architect.
Amory Lovins
Amory Lovins
An American energy policy analyst.
Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
An American politician and brother of John F. Kennedy .
Gerald Zaltman
An American academic.
Desmond Tutu
Desmond Tutu
A South African churchman, politician, archbishop, Nobel Prize winner .
George S. Hammond
George S. Hammond
An American chemist .
Donald Hall
Donald Hall
An American writer.
William Cameron Forbes
An American diplomat .
John Ciardi
John Ciardi
An American poet, professor, translator.
Trisha Brown
Trisha Brown
An Artist .