Bates by the Numbers

Seven members of the class of 2012 received Fulbright grants.

Demographic Information

1753 students (53% women, 47% men)

44 states, districts and territories

71 countries

109 acres on Lewiston campus

574 acres in Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in Phippsburg, ME

Student Life

67% of students study abroad

31 NCAA Division III teams

110 student clubs

113 community partnerships through the Harward Center

Bates football celebrates a 33-6 win over Williams.

Academic Information

33 majors

10:1 student to faculty ratio

100% of tenured or tenure-track faculty hold
the highest degree in their field

218 faculty members

100% of students complete a capstone or thesis

95.2% first-year retention rate

Financial Aid

44% of students receive some form of financial aid

$38,247 average financial aid package

$24,057,558 scholarship dollars awarded to students
during the 2011-2012 academic year

$20,706 average cumulative loan debt
(from federal and private loan programs)