Experience Bates

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. All students at Bates complete a capstone or senior thesis. And with a 10-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, 36 majors, more than 160 community-based-learning partnerships offered by the Harward Center and the 600-acre coastal Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, Bates provides students with myriad opportunities for collaboration and research with faculty — all of whom hold the highest degrees in their fields.