How Much Will it Cost to Live at Bates?
Room, board, along with other expenses can add up to a great deal. How much does Bates charge for these basics, and how does it compare to other schools?
Rooms, Meals and College Necessities: Here's What It's Going to Cost
Housing and dining plans at Bates are bundled. The average student paid $14,678 in 2018 - 2019 to live on campus.
Get an idea of what the costs at Bates College will be for on-campus housing and other expenses by looking at the following table.
|Room and Board||$14,678|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,250|
|Books and Supplies||$900|
Total of $73,517 in Living Costs Over Four Years
In the past five years, Bates housing and dining costs have changed 2.9% on average each year. If current trends persist, incoming first year students this year will pay $17,694 in housing, meals and other expenses in their first year of school. Those individuals would end up having to pay $18,143 for their second year, and $18,604 for their fourth year.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will end up having to pay a total of $73,517 in housing and dining expenses by the time they finish, while two-year students may pay a total of $35,837.
More Details on Campus Living Arrangements & Food Plans
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||Yes|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,694|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Room, Board & Campus Costs are Expensive
Room, board and other expenses at Bates cost a total of $16,828. This is much greater than the average price of $14,208.