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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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Feb 15, 2019

Bates College ranks fourth in the nation in Fulbright U.S. Student awards

With 13 awards this academic year, Bates has now earned Fulbright Top Producer honors for eight straight years, including a No. 1 ranking in 2017-18.

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