- 2 Bachelors
- Private Institution Type
Bates was founded in 1855, over 150 years ago, by people who believed strongly in freedom, civil rights, and the importance of a higher education for all who could benefit from it. Bates is devoted to undergraduate education in the arts and science, and commitment to teaching excellence is central to the college’s mission.
Since 1855, Bates College has been dedicated to the emancipating potential of the liberal arts. Bates educates the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. With ardor and devotion — Amore ac Studio — we engage the transformative power of our differences, cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action. Preparing leaders sustained by a love of learning and a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world, Bates is a college for coming times.
The Bates Career Development Center (BCDC) partners with you to discover your passions and align them with careers that inspire.
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Our overarching goal in Student Affairs is to support every student for a successful Bates experience, and to help prepare students for rewarding and engaged lives after Bates.
The Office of Campus Life provides services and support to students and student organizations planning programs and events.
Within ILS, the Bates College Library comprises the George and Helen Ladd Library, the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, with a growing array of library services on the Web.
The mission of it help desk is to ensure that the technology services offered at the College are working in the most efficient and consistent manner for all employees and students.
Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading liberal arts college. We are proud to offer a highly personalized education that centers on deep and sustained interactions among students, faculty, and community. We are engaging the forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology — that are transforming higher education and the world into which our students graduate.
A list of Bates College's athletic facilities is below. Facilities are listed in alphabetical order.
Since 1929, Bates College has been accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). NEASC is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as a reliable authority on the quality of education for the institutions it accredits. NEASC currently recognizes a total of 239 institutions as accredited members.