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Applicant Status At Bates College

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:5,243
Male Applicants:2,292
Female Applicants:2,951
Total Acceptances:1,267
Male Acceptances:618
Female Acceptances:649
Acceptance Rate:24%
Yield: ? 39%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(207) 786-6000
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$60
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early DecisionNovember 15, January 1December 20, February 14
Regular Decision January 1 March 31
Must-Reply-By May 1
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:500
Full-Time Male Enrollment:270
Full-Time Female Enrollment:230
Part-Time Male Enrollment:0
Part-Time Female Enrollment:0
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 947
Applicants Accepting: ? 756
Students Enrolled: ? 0
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:192
Applicants Accepted:45
Students Enrolled:20

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 630 - 720 630 - 710 630 - 720 1890 - 2150 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:53%
SAT/ACT Required:Neither
Students Submitting SAT:Not Reported
Students Submitting ACT:Not Reported
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Bring a PC if you can (if anything goes wrong with a Mac, no one will know how to help you).
  • Call your roommate before you get to campus (you both might show up with refrigerators).
  • Don't buy your computer or bed linen from the school.
  • Get your PE credits out of the way as soon as possible.
  • How long the Maine winter lasts.
  • Sign up for a science class (or two) your freshman year.
  • The main doors in Pettengill are push (not pull!) when you're going out.
  • There isn't much to do in Lewiston.
  • Visit career services starting freshman year and utilize their services to find a job senior year and set up job interviews.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Interviews are scheduled between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays between June 15 and Nov. 15 of the senior year. Interviews are also available through alumni interviewers and traveling Admissions officers. Group information sessions are offered at Lindholm House and run about 30-45 minutes.
Campus Tours
Student-guided tours leave from Lindholm House at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on weekdays between Jan. 12 and April 17, as well as April 20 to Oct. 16 at 8:45 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 1 p.m.
Overnight Visits
During overnight visits, prospective students sleep in college dormitories and are provided with student hosts, meal tickets, and class and activity schedules. There are exceptions to this schedule during vacations and exam periods. To arrange for an overnight stay, call Admissions at (207) 786-6000.
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