Overall, Bates College is known for being an extremely selective school. The institution receives 7,685 applications every admission cycle . The acceptance rate is around 18 percent which is equal about 1,400 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. However, when the term begins, only about 500 or 38 percent of the applicants will have decided on Bates College as their future school. Based on the school’s application data, 44% of the applicants were men while 55% were women, however, after being accepted, only 46 percent of the women enrolled at Bates College as compared to 51 percent of men who decided to enroll.

First-year students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Bates College when applying. Usually, an ACT score between - or an SAT score between 1,280 - 1,430 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. Bates College’s undergraduate application fee is $60. To apply at Bates College, you will need to file these required documents: Recommendations, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students have the completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

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Student SAT Scores

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75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2002
Applications
7,685
Male 3,392
Female 4,293

 

Acceptance
1,383
Male 678
Female 686

 

Enrollment Total
525
Male 271
Female 246


Acceptance Rate
18%
Male
20%
Female
16%

 

Yield
38%
Male
40%
Female
35.9%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$60


Graduate

Unknown



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Recommendations
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank

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