Bates College

Bates College Ranking

country rank: 376
world rank: 922

University Overview

Bates College ranking, established in 1855, is a non-profit private liberal arts college based in the city of Lewiston, Maine (population range of 10,000-49,999). Bates College (Bates) ranking is a rather limited (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Bates College (Bates) provides a variety of courses and services that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 165-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate ranges from 10% to 20%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Bates also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Bates College Ranking

University Identity

Name Bates College
Acronym Bates
Founded 1855
Motto Amore Ac Studio With Ardor and Devotion
Colours Garnet

University Location

Address 2 Andrews Road Lewiston 04240 Maine United States
Tel +1 (207) 786 6255
Fax +1 (207) 786 6123

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue Lewiston 04240-9917 (207) 786 6000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Bates College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 570,357 physical volumes, 37,468 physical media, 154,808 digital/electronic medium and 110 licensed digital/electronic databases. Bates College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Bates College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,751 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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