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Bates College

Lewiston, ME
University Website: www.bates.edu/
Apply Online: www.bates.edu/application.xml
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Bates College is a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. The college was founded in 1855 by abolitionists. Bates College is one of the first colleges in the United States to be coeducational from establishment, and is also the oldest continuously operating coeducational institution in New England. Originally a Free Will Baptist institution, Bates is now a nonsectarian institution.

Bates College was ranked 22nd in the nation in the 2013 US News & World Report Best Liberal Arts Colleges rankings. The college is listed as one of thirty "Hidden Ivies" and one of the "Little Ivies". Bates offers 32 departmental and interdisciplinary program majors and 25 secondary concentrations, and confers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 students, 300 of whom study abroad each semester. The student-faculty ratio is 10-to-1.

Bates is a leader of the SAT optional movement for undergraduate admission. In 1984 it instituted one of the first SAT-optional admissions programs in the nation.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $42,550.00 avg tuition

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 786-6000

Apply online Admissions:
home.bates.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.bates.edu/sfs.xml

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Maine

Name Amount Deadline
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Up to $35,000 Varies
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
Bonner Leader Program Up to $0 Varies