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

Fall 2020

To fulfill the residential imperative of our mission in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, we must work collaboratively to safeguard the health and safety of our campus community and our surrounding communities by following directions of public health and college officials.

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)