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Bates College

Lewiston, ME
#19

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates College is a private liberal arts institution. The school was founded in 1855 and now resides on 109 urban acres along the Androscoggin River. Bates College sports teams – known as the Bates Bobcats – are members of the NCAA Division III New England Small College Athletic Conference.

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Quick Facts


2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240

2014-2015 Tuition

$60,720 Tuition and Fees

Students

1791 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
24.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1855

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Engineering, General, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Rhetoric and Composition, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, East Asian Studies, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Education, General, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Anthropology, Asian Studies/Civilization, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Music, General, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,791
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,791
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 0
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, skiing (nordic), skiing (alpine), soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), skiing (nordic), skiing (alpine), soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 6 8
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 3 0 0
Burglary 15 14 8
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 6 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 8 14 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 2 3 0
Liquor law violations 13 1 2
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 3 0
Liquor law violations 4 1 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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