Bates College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Bates College ranks better than 78% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Bates College ranks better than 98% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Bates College

We calculated a salary score for each of Bates College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Bates College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bates Bachelor's Degrees

Bates ranks higher than 78% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 31% $13,750 $26,353 31%
Economics 90% $15,000 $63,749 90%
English Language and Literature, General 51% Not Reported $29,685 51%
History 99% Not Reported $47,260 99%
Mathematics 25% $10,250 $38,289 25%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 46% $10,602 $32,382 46%
Political Science and Government 98% $12,681 $49,136 98%
Psychology, General 48% $14,096 $29,685 48%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 55% Not Reported $30,409 55%

Bates College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Katie Hughes 6/26/2019

Over the course of my four years at Bates College, it became home. This is in part thanks to my friends and teammates, but also thanks to my professors, classmates, coaches, and many others. The instruction and care given by my professors is unmatched. I would not have wanted to do my undergraduate anywhere else.

David Butterworth 2/16/2019

My high degree of satisfaction with my undergraduate alma mater lies more in the quality of the students than in the quality of the education. Although the latter was very high, I was fortunate to meet people throughout my years at Bates who taught me different ways to view the world, illuminated for me that there were other types of career paths available to me than I could have possibly imagined in high school, and would remain strong influences on my professional and personal lives for the rest of my life.... Read More