Mission and Outlook

Bates has always stood firmly for the ideals of academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, egalitarianism, social justice and freedom. Learn more:

Virtual Tour

COVID-19 Information

The college is taking several steps to protect our campus community and will adjust those actions as the COVID-19 situation develops over the coming days and weeks.

The Bates Campaign

In the decades to come, success will go to the institutions that know who they are and how to engage effectively with the forces that are shaping our world. Bates intends to be among the vanguard.

See For Yourself

Our home in Lewiston, Maine, is the perfect site for engaged learning in a vibrant, dynamic, and accessible community. Lewiston is the new college town. Plan a visit and see for yourself:

Contact Us

Contact Us

Bates College
2 Andrews Road
Phone: 207-786-6255 (General Information)