Bates College is a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. It was most recently ranked 21st in the nation in the 2012 US News Best Liberal Arts Colleges rankings. The college was founded in 1855 by abolitionists. Bates College is one of the first colleges in the United States to be coeducational from establishment, and is also the oldest continuously operating coeducational institution in New England. Originally a Free Will Baptist institution, Bates is now a nonsectarian institution. Bates College offers 32 departmental and interdisciplinary program...
|Location:|| Lewiston, Maine
|Founded:||March 16, 1855|
|School type:||Private school, Private university|
|School newspaper:||The Bates Student|