‘With Ardor and Devotion’

Aligning who you are with what you do is the heart of the Bates experience.

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Future Students

Bates’ unique personality rests on the bedrock values of academic excellence, inclusivity, and social responsibility.

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Academic Programs

A Bates education fosters intellectual inquiry and reflection, personal growth, and a commitment to the world beyond oneself.

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Key Dates

There is no better way to understand Bates College than by spending time on campus.

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Campus Tours

Take a tour, learn about admission and financial aid, speak with current students, and enjoy a meal at our top ranked dining facility.

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Reunion

Reunion is June 8–10. Register by May 9 for events, accommodations, and the chance to connect with your college friends in Maine this summer.

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Bates + You

$184M raised. Every gift — large and small — counts in The Bates Campaign.

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May 16, 2017

Historic $300 million Bates Campaign aims to ‘secure what is best and most distinctive about Bates and to shape new strategies for a new age’

The five-year Bates Campaign seeks to strengthen the college’s endowment by $160 million, more than half of the campaign’s $300 million goal.

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