Bates College

country rank  306
world rank  887

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University Overview

Founded in 1855, Bates College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Lewiston (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Bates College (Bates) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bates College (Bates) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 2 Andrews Road
Lewiston (population range: 10,000-49,999)
04240 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 786 6255
F +1 (207) 786 6123

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue
Lewiston 04240-9917
+1 (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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bates College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020