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Mission and Outlook

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

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Institutional Planning

Institutional planning is conceived as a broad-based exercise designed to unlock the ideas and creativity of the Bates community.


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
Lewiston, Maine 04240-6028 USA
Phone: 207-786-6255 (General Information)
207-786-6254 (Emergencies)