How Much Will it Cost to Live at Bates?
Did you know there are extra costs besides tuition to attend college? Check out how much extra living fees are at Bates College.
Why Do Room and Board Costs Matter to Me?
Make the very best college decision for yourself by taking the true cost of college into account. Start by knowing how much you will be paying each year for room, board, and other living expenses.
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 $14,190 in 2016 - 2017 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||$14,190|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,250|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
Total of $70,949 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 $17,075 in housing, meals and other expenses in their first year of school. Those individuals would end up having to pay $17,509 for their second year, and $17,954 for their fourth year.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will end up having to pay a total of $70,949 in housing and dining expenses by the time they finish, while two-year students may pay a total of $34,585.
More Details on Campus Living Arrangements & Food Plans
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||Yes|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,701|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Campus Costs are Above Average
Bates room, board, books, supplies and other expenses cost students $16,240, which is above the national average of $14,288.