Total Enrollment 1,738
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1

Bates College
2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240
(207) 786-6000

Since 1855, Bates College has been dedicated to the emancipating potential of the liberal arts. Bates educates the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. With ardor and devotion -- Amore ac Studio -- we engage the transformative power of our differences, cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action. Preparing leaders sustained by a love of learning and a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world, Bates is a college for coming times.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 9%
Yearly Application Deadline May 1st
Admissions Office Phone 207-786-6000
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $60

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