Visitors Guide to Bates College

About Bates College

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Bates College c/o @batescollege

Bates College was founded in 1855 and is located in Lewistown, ME along the Androscoggin River. The private school's urban campus covers 133 acres and is home to total of 1,780 undergraduate students. Bates College is ranked 23rd amongst national liberal arts colleges, with Wesleyan University being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Bates College tend to apply to Bowdoin CollegeBrown University, Colby College, and Dartmouth and as well. 

Location: Lewistown, ME
Region: New England
Type: Private
Size: Small
Tuition: $48,435 USD

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division III
Greek Life: No

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2032 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Decision
Acceptance Rate: 21.8%


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