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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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Academic Programs

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

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There is no better way to understand Bates College than by spending time on campus.

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Campus Tours

Take a tour, learn about admission and financial aid, speak with current students, and enjoy a meal at our top ranked dining facility.

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Back to Bates Weekend 2018

Join us on campus for the annual fall celebration, October 5–7

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Bates + You

$190M raised. Every gift — large and small — counts in The Bates Campaign.

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Jul 05, 2018

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

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