Bates College

Women's D3 Coach: Emily Hayes
2 / 10
1,832 Undergrads / 1,832 Students
9 / 10
$26,669 Net Price
10 / 10
12% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    New England (NESCAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
87% / 91%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Portland Maine Area
  • Lewiston/Auburn Maine Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Burlington Vermont Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Bangor Maine Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • State Street
  • IBM
  • Deloitte
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Accenture
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • L.L.Bean
  • Harvard University
  • Eze Software Group
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Google
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Legal
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Business Development
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
570 - 690
580 - 700
1240 - 1450
27 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 580 - 690 for SAT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 8,222 3,660 4,562
% Admitted 12% 12% 12%
% Admits That Enroll 50% 51% 49%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.84
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (31%)
    Political Science and Government, General (14%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (13%)
    Research and Experimental Psychology, Other (10%)
    Psychology (10%)
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (10%)
    English Language & Literature (10%)
    English Language and Literature, General (6%)
    Environmental Studies (6%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (6%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (6%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (5%)
    Mathematics, General (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Sociology (4%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Biochemistry (4%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$55,683
    Books & Supplies$900
    Cost of Living$15,705
    Personal Expenses$1,250
    Sticker Price$73,538

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    44% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship40%$44,499
    Federal Grants9%$4,625
    Pell Grants9%$4,625
    Other Federal0%$0
    State & Local Grants2%$1,583
    Institutional Grants40%$43,427
    Student Loans19%$9,881
    Federal Loans17%$4,065
    Other Loans4%$26,315

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $316 Million $172,259

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $14,117.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,000 $150

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 321 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $59,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.32 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 87% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 6 6
    Fondling 5 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 6 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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