Liberal Arts College
Private not-for-profit
Not applicable
New England
City: Small
NCAA Division III (with football)
10 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


A small, liberal arts college in the Quaker tradition and the first racially integrated, co-ed college in the East, Bates has long been one of the finest liberal arts colleges in the country. While the college experience at Bates is unifying and bond-building for undergrads, Bates is in steep competition with its two Maine neighbors – Bowdoin and Colby.

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