For the incoming Class of 2023, Bates received a record-setting 8,222 applications, 7 percent ahead of last year’s total, also a Bates record.Read More
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Out of some 700 U.S. colleges and universities to sign a carbon-neutrality pledge in 2007, Bates is one of only seven to date that have reached that goal.
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