Explore international student trends at Bates College to discover how Bates stacks up to the competition when it comes to serving students from outside the United States.

Overall, Bates is among the top schools for students from outside the United States. They are ranked 134th out of 1,174 in our Overall Best U.S. Colleges & Universities for International Students.

The presence of international students on campus means a greater diversity of options, perspectives and knowledge to add to the diversity of thought on campus. As the economy becomes more global in scope, interaction with students from all different countries becomes an important part of higher education.

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,037,354 international students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this diverse international pool, Bates was home to approximately 131 international students.

College Factual ranks Bates as 619th out of a total 1,293 colleges and universities for popularity with international students.

International Popularity: (619th out of 1,293)

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At least 29 countries are represented on the Bates campus. The countries with the largest on-campus communities are China, Vietnam, and Pakistan. |

Bates College reports having a total of 131 international students on campus, 131 of whom are undergraduates. This is out of a total of 1,792 students, 1,792 of whom are undergraduates.

Bates suggests that international students make up about 7.3% of the student body. |

Use the map below to explore the popularity of Bates College on a country by country basis.

Over the last five years the total international population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 19.0%. China is the largest contributor to this growth, with an estimated total of 29 students. |

The chart below shows how the total number of international students at Bates has grown over the past five years.

2011: (57 students)

2012: (78 students)

2013: (94 students)

2014: (108 students)

2015: (133 students)

2016: (131 students)

Use the map below to explore the popularity trends on a country by country basis.

College Factual ranks Bates as 134th out of 1,174 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to international students.

International Quality: (134th out of 1,174)

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CollegeFactual has also ranked the quality of the education at Bates on a country by country basis. Bates ranks the best for are for students from China, Canada, and Vietnam.

Use the map below to explore the Bates College experience for your country.

College Factual ranks Bates as 1,088th out of a total 1,148 colleges and universities for providing value to international students.

International Value: (1,088th out of 1,148)

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CollegeFactual has also ranked the value of the education at Bates on a country by country basis. Bates' best value is for students from Pakistan, Vietnam, and India.

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The most popular degrees at Bates with international students are Economics, Liberal Arts General Studies, and Mathematics.

Economics: (34 students)

Liberal Arts General Studies: (20 students)

Mathematics: (13 students)

Political Science & Government: (11 students)

General Psychology: (10 students)

Physics: (8 students)

Chemistry: (6 students)

General Biology: (5 students)

Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology: (5 students)

General Engineering: (2 students)

Use the map below to explore the most popular degrees at Bates College on a country by country basis.

The map below (and the following country names) can be used to select a specific country and drill into Bates College information specific to that country.

Country | Popularity Ranking | Quality Ranking | Value Ranking |
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Bangladesh | 396 | N/A | N/A |

Brazil | 438 | N/A | N/A |

Canada | 484 | 178 | 561 |

China | 508 | 221 | 739 |

Colombia | 478 | N/A | N/A |

Ecuador | 204 | N/A | N/A |

Egypt | 222 | N/A | N/A |

France | 411 | N/A | N/A |

Ghana | 397 | N/A | N/A |

Greece | 217 | N/A | N/A |

India | 550 | 235 | 561 |

Italy | 353 | N/A | N/A |

Jamaica | 221 | N/A | N/A |

Japan | 622 | N/A | N/A |

Jordan | 275 | N/A | N/A |

Kenya | 278 | N/A | N/A |

Malaysia | 214 | N/A | N/A |

Nepal | 350 | N/A | N/A |

Netherlands | 110 | N/A | N/A |

Nigeria | 473 | N/A | N/A |

Pakistan | 139 | 95 | 205 |

Saudi Arabia | 640 | N/A | N/A |

South Korea | 591 | N/A | N/A |

Sri Lanka | 281 | N/A | N/A |

Taiwan | 437 | N/A | N/A |

Thailand | 342 | N/A | N/A |

United Kingdom | 566 | N/A | N/A |

Venezuela | 440 | N/A | N/A |

Vietnam | 304 | 158 | 402 |

The fact that Bates College has a medium sized community of international students is positive. It is likely the school has invested in International Student Services as well as clubs, groups, and associations.

Bates College costs approximately USD 66,550 for international students to attend. College Factual ranks the value of this school for international students as 1,088th out of 1,148

Learn more about out-of-state tuition at Bates College.

### How many international students are at Bates?

There are approximately 131 international students at Bates; they make up 7.3% of all total students.

### How much does it cost for an international student to attend Bates?

Out-of-state tuition at Bates is USD 50,310 per year. This does not include room and board or additional student fees that may add to your costs. Go to the Bates tuition & fees page for more information, and contact the school for details.

### Is there financial help available for international students?

Contact the school to see what kind of scholarships, grants, financial aid or loans may be available to you as an international student.

### Can I work on campus?

Some schools set aside on-campus jobs for international students to help them defray costs. Check in early to apply to these jobs as they may go quickly.

### Are there international student associations on campus?

Contact the school to see what kind of student services, associations, clubs, and groups are open to you as an international student.