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Feb 10, 2020

Bates College ranks No. 1 nationally in Fulbright Student awards for 2019–20

With 24 Fulbright Student awards, Bates tops U.S. liberal art colleges for the second time in three years — and it’s the most ever received by a liberal arts college.

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