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Bates College
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  • 4 Year
  • LEWISTON, ME

Bates College Admissions

Admissions Overview

Bates admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 12%. Students that get into Bates have an average SAT score between 1385-1460 or an average ACT score of 30-32. The regular admissions application deadline for Bates is January 11. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Bates early decision deadline is November 15.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
12%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
50%
Total Applicants
8,222
SAT Range
1385-1460
SAT Reading
695-730
SAT Math
690-730
Students Submitting SAT
No data available  
ACT Range
30-32
ACT English
No data available  
ACT Math
No data available  
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
No data available  

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 11
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$60
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
91%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 11 responses
Poll
91%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 11 responses

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