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Oct. 7–9

Register by Sept. 30 for Back to Bates: Homecoming & Family Weekend

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$28.2M!

Alumni, parents, and friends set a Bates record for giving this year. Thank you!

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Aug 26, 2016

Here comes the Class of 2020, bringing 'the world to Bates'

The 499 members of the Class of 2020 were selected from a pool of 5,356 applicants, the second-largest in Bates history.

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