For students interested in careers in engineering the College offers joint degree programs with a number of prestigious engineering schools.  Students spend three years at Bates taking general education requirements and basic courses in mathematics, physics, and other relevant sciences, preparatory to matriculation to the engineering school for concentration in the area of interest for two years. This three/two liberal arts/engineering program results in two baccalaureate degrees — one from Bates and one from the school of engineering. The engineering schools affiliated with Bates in this program are: Columbia, Case Western Reserve, Dartmouth, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Washington University in St. Louis.

For more information, please contact Nathan Lundblad, associate professor of physics at or  Hong Lin, professor of physics at  For information about graduate programs in Engineering, please contact Karen Daigler at the Bates Career Development Center at