Bates College

Bates Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Bates students.

Bates Student Population

1,820 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Bates College?

Bates total enrollment is approximately 1,820 students.

Bates Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bates undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bates Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,222
International 150
Hispanic 139
Multi-Ethnic 103
Black or African American 101
Asian 91
Unknown 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bates achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #89 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  89 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  97.50 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Bates Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Bates is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bates is ranked 2,305 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2305 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  39.19 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Bates Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,222
International 150
Hispanic 139
Multi-Ethnic 103
Black or African American 101
Asian 91
Unknown 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bates College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 711
Black or African American 24
Asian 21
Multi-Ethnic 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Male Students

Bates ranks 39 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  39 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  99.00 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 906 female students and 914 male students at Bates.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bates is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.88 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 410 female teachers and 409 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
90.57% Out of State
8.03% Out of the Country

Bates ranks 78 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

90.57% of Bates students come from out of state, and 8.03% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 85
New York 74
Maine 43
Connecticut 39
California 34

International Students at Bates

Students from 59 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Vietnam.

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Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
92.95% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  41.13 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bates, 92.95% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 876
20-21 785
22-24 105
25-29 3
30-34 0
35 and over 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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