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Bates College

Bates College
2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240

Official telephone: (207) 786-6255
Fax number: (207) 786-6025
Screen last updated on: December 2018

The transfer admissions information below is valid for the 2017 academic year.

Transfer applicants are accepted: yes
Number of transfer applications received: 143
Number of transfer applicants offered admission: 12 (8%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled: 3 (25%)
Percent of all new students who were transfers: 1%

Terms for which transfers may enroll: fall, winter
Minimum number of credits applicant needs to apply as a transfer student: 12
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript required of all
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement required of all
  • interview recommended of all
  • standardized test scores not required
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) required of all
Closing date for transfer applicants: March 1 for fall
Notification date for transfer applicants: April 30 for fall
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by: May 12 for fall
Lowest course grade that may be transferred for credit: C
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred: 16 credits from a two-year institution, 16 credits from a four-year institution
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school: 16 to receive a bachelor's degree

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