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Aligning who you are with what you do is the heart of the Bates experience.

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Bates’ unique personality rests on the bedrock values of academic excellence, inclusivity, and social responsibility.

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A Bates education fosters intellectual inquiry and reflection, personal growth, and a commitment to the world beyond oneself.

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$209M

Of $300M
is already raised!

May 16, 2019

Bates College attains carbon neutrality ahead of schedule

Out of some 700 U.S. colleges and universities to sign a carbon-neutrality pledge in 2007, Bates is one of only seven to date that have reached that goal.

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