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August 22, 2006 11:35 am

Bates continues to get high marks in college guides

August is peak season for college guides, and Bates continues to get high marks in them. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News & World Report ‘s America’s Best Colleges, Bates is ranked 23rd among 215 national liberal arts colleges. The magazine says its rankings are based on peer assessment of presidents and deans, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources of the institution, alumni giving and graduation rates.