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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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Back@Bates

Join us Oct. 2–3 for a special look at life on campus during this historic time. Celebrate everything you love about Bates, and learn how the college is adapting to COVID-19. 

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Take a virtual tour, learn about admission and financial aid, and speak with current students.

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Oct 08, 2020

Picture story: “Thankful to get off campus and my hands dirty”

Follow along as Bates environmental studies students go off campus and dig into the science of dirt at a stunning coastal Maine site.

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