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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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May 27, 2021

With a doubleheader Commencement on May 27, Bates celebrates Class of 2021

After a year’s absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.

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