Archives for "Admissions"

Thursday

May 28, 2015 4:04 pm

College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

Five seniors from Lewiston-Auburn chose Bates for familiar reasons: distinctive community, generous financial aid, and a rigorous liberal arts education.

Friday

April 3, 2015 11:44 am

Students admitted to the Class of 2019 are the academically strongest, most diverse in Bates history

Students admitted to the Class of 2019 are the academically strongest, most diverse in Bates history

Bates College extended offers of admission to 1,208 students for the Class of 2019 from a record number of applicants,…

Friday

March 21, 2014 4:10 pm

Bates College announces 3 percent fee increase

Bates College announces 3 percent fee increase

The Bates College Board of Trustees has voted to set the fee for attendance for the academic year 2014–15 at…

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

Wednesday

January 15, 2014 10:42 am

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Wednesday

December 11, 2013 5:05 pm

As the Jan. 1 deadline nears, the Bates admission team offers advice to apply

As the Jan. 1 deadline nears, the Bates admission team offers advice to apply

The deadline to apply to Bates and other highly selective liberal arts colleges is less than a month away, and…

Tuesday

December 10, 2013 10:33 am

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Friday

November 8, 2013 2:13 pm

As deadlines near, 18 application tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018

As deadlines near, 18 application tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018

With application deadlines looming, the Bates Admission team ponies up 18 tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018.

Thursday

August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Bates’ Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:20 pm

Admission, Fall 2013

For admission statistics on the Class of 2017, staffing changes and other updates, please visit our website.