‘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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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

$186M raised. Every gift — large and small — counts in The Bates Campaign.

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May 17, 2018

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

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