Understanding Bates' Financial Aid Information
The level of financial aid and scholarships or grants you are eligible for will vary based on your situation. Keep reading to find information on just how much aid and scholarships to expect from Bates.
What Amount of Financial Aid is Available?
Bates College's normal financial aid plan for newly arriving first year students is $44,493. About 43.0% of first year students receive financial aid, most of which is scholarships and grants.
Financial aid helps lower the cost, or the "sticker" price of the college. However, be aware that the only true college discount are scholarships & grants.
Worried about the student loans that may be included in your financial aid plan? View the average amount of debt per student at Bates.
How Much Is Offered in Grants & Scholarships?
The numbers below refer to scholarships and grants mainly provided by Bates College.
43.0% of new students (210 total) were awarded scholarships at Bates College, averaging $36,795 a piece. This ranks in the top 20th percentile of all schools nationwide.
45 first year students got a grant. A total of 9.0% of Bates first years got grants with an average of $4,590 per person.
How are scholarships and grants allocated to freshmen at Bates? See the chart below.
Grants are usually based on need while scholarships are merit-based.
Financial Aid per Family Income
The following table displays scholarship and grant allocations by family income for first year students receiving any sort of federal Title IV assistance, including Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||19.1%||$27,110|
The chart above shows students who are getting Title IV aid which is federal aid from the government including loans, grants or work-study. Learn more.
Grants & Scholarships for All Undergrads Average $37,942
Of the 1,773 undergrads at Bates College around 46.0% (809 in total) obtain some kind of grant aid. The standard amount given was $37,942.
Financial Aid Links from Bates College
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.bates.edu/financial-services/|
|Net Price Calculator||https://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/bates|