What are Living Costs 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?
Realizing the many expenses associated with attending college will enable you you to make the right financial decision. These additional costs of housing, food, and supplies may add up quick!
Rooms, Meals and College Necessities: Here's What It's Going to Cost
Housing and dining costs at Bates are bundled together. In 2015 - 2016 the average student paid $14,105 to cover living expenses.
Get an idea of what the costs at Bates College will be for dining, on-campus housing and other expenses by looking at the following table.
|Room and Board||$14,105|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,250|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
Total of $70,821 in Living Costs Over Four Years
In the past five years, Bates housing and dining costs have changed 3.0% on average each year. If current trends in housing and meal expenses continue, we expect this year's incoming freshmen to spend $17,019 their first year of college. Those individuals would end up having to pay $17,469 for their second year, and $17,930 for their fourth year.
The room and board total over four years would be $70,821; for two years it would be $34,488.
More Details on Campus Living Arrangements & Food Plans
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||Yes|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,638|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Campus Costs are Above Average
With on-campus living expenses totaling $16,155, Bates College is above the U.S. average of $13,996.