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Bates College

Bates College

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Location
Founding Date
1855

Bates College is highly known as one of the finest liberal arts colleges in the nation. It offers a variety of subjects, including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. A 10-1 student-faculty ratio makes possible close collaborations in classroom and laboratory, and the Bates learning experience is honed through seminars, research, service-learning, and the capstone of senior thesis.

  • Bates College is the oldest co-educational university in New England.
  • It is the first to award a degree to a woman in New England.