topleft
topright
Desperate Guide: Tuition-Free Colleges, Financial Aid, Scholarships Around the World

Subscribe

Bates College

Reference: www.bates.edu

 

Bates College facts and figures - more on Bates 2010 Profile

Academics

A Bates education fosters intellectual inquiry and reflection, personal growth, and a commitment to the world beyond self. Bates offers students a challenging academic experience in a collaborative and supportive environment.


At Bates, students and faculty form a community of scholars who share a thirst for learning, drawing on the methods of the sciences, the patterns of logic and language, the study of societies and expression in the arts.


To ensure that students have had formal instruction at the college level in the methods and findings of the sciences and in quantitative analysis, Bates has a general education curriculum. This goal is met by taking three distinct courses that call for scientific reasoning, develop quantitative literacy, and provide a laboratory experience.

Campus Life

More than 110 recognized organizations, formed by students, allow Batesies to pursue their interests with kindred spirits. Some organizations’ roots reach deep into Bates’ history. The Robinson Players, for example, is one of the nation’s oldest student theater ensembles.


Outdoor recreation opportunities within minutes of campus include downhill and cross-country skiing, lake swimming and boating, and golf. Bates community members can borrow skis, boots, poles, snowshoes, toboggans, tents, packs, snowboards, skates and other outdoor equipment from the Outing Club.

Athletics

With choices including 31 varsity intercollegiate teams, as well as athletic clubs and intramural leagues, students have many athletic opportunities at Bates.
Merrill Gymnasium, the hub of Bates Athletics, houses a 200-meter track; an eight-lane swimming pool, four tennis court, two racquetball courts, dance studios, and a variety of cardiovascular fitness equipment. Alumni Gymnasium contains facilities for basketball and volleyball.


There are playing fields for football, soccer, track, softball, and baseball, field hockey, and lacrosse. The Bates Squash Center features five international-sized courts. The Underhill Arena houses the ice rink and the Davis Fitness Center. Next to Underhill Arena is the Wallach Tennis Center.

Study Abroad

Opportunities to experience unfamiliar cultures begin in the first year with the Bates Fall Semester Abroad programs. Students undertake intensive language study, combined with four months of interdisciplinary courses driven by the particular characteristics of the host country.


In springtime, students can take part in off-campus programs that are part of Bates’ Short Term — a five-week semester distinguished by intensive educational offerings distinct from regular-semester courses.



Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
 

Comments 

 
0 #208 Celinda 2014-07-21 12:56
Good post however I was wondering if you could write a litte more on this
subject? I'd be very thankful if you could elaborate a little bit
further. Many thanks!

Visit my page ... google.ca (Celinda: http://www.google.ca)
Quote
 
 
0 #207 Wikipedia Info 2014-07-21 02:51
My brother suggested I might like this website.
He was totally right. This post truly made my day.
You cann't imagine simply hhow much time I hadd spent for this info!
Thanks!
Quote
 
 
0 #206 wqel closings and 2014-07-04 09:46
Neat blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?
A design like yours with a few simple tweeks would really make my blog shine.
Please let me know where you got your theme.
With thanks
Quote
 
 
0 #205 ray bans on sale 2014-07-04 08:33
Valuable information. Lucky me I discovered your website accidentally, and I'm
surprised why this accident did not came about earlier!
I bookmarked it.
Quote
 
 
0 #204 child Support 2014-06-27 04:48
Greast article.

Alѕso visit mmy web site: сhild Support: http://www.yprailbike.com/bbs/view.php?wuser_id=custom&category_no=&no=2858&u_no=2649&pg=83&sn=&sh=7
Quote
 
 
0 #203 modern furniture 2014-06-26 22:27
You're soo awesome! I do nnot think I've truly read through a
single thing lik this before. So good to find another erson with some unique thoughts on this subject matter.
Really.. thank you for starting this up. This web site is something that is needed on tthe
internet, someone with a little originality!

my blog ... modern furniture sectionals: http://domain.registrierungsstelle.de/whois/whoisabfrage.php?query=modernfurnituremontreal.blogspot.ca&WhoIsServer=whois.denic.de
Quote
 
 
0 #202 Kasha 2014-06-22 15:53
hey there and thank you for your information – I've definitely picked up something new from right
here. I did however expertise some technical issues using this site, as I
experienced to reload the web site a lot of times previous to I could
get it to load properly. I had been wondering if
your web hosting is OK? Not that I am complaining, but slow loading instances times will sometimes affect your
placement in google and could damage your quality
score if advertising and marketing with Adwords.
Well I am adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for a lot more of your respective intriguing content.
Ensure that you update this again very soon.
Quote
 
 
0 #201 http://www. 2014-06-20 17:03
Thanks for some other great article. The place else could anybody get that kind of information in such a perfect
manner of writing? I've a presentation next week,
and I am at the look for such info.
Quote
 
 
0 #200 results 24 hour gym 2014-06-15 15:49
This site was... how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I've found something
which helped me. Thanks a lot!
Quote
 
 
0 #199 http://casinosavers. 2014-06-14 05:21
Pretty! This was an extremely wonderful article.
Many thanks for providing these details.
Quote
 
 
0 #198 Samantha 2014-06-13 16:27
I uѕed to be suggested this blog by my cousin. I am not sure whether or not
thnis publish is writttеn by way of Һim as no one ellse undеrstand ѕuch targeted approximately
my trоuble. Yߋu're amazing! Thank you!

Here is mmy web site mid-century modern (Samantha: http://greenhost.ro/blogs/viewstory/62373)
Quote
 
 
0 #197 mobile phone games 2014-06-13 09:10
Awesome post.
Quote
 
 
0 #196 Right furniture 2014-06-13 03:35
ңi there, jyst became alеret to your blog thгoսggh Google, annd found that it's truly informative.
I am going to watch ouut for brusѕels. I will appreciate іf yoս continue this in future.

Мany people will be Ьenefited from ylur writing.

Сheers!

My hоmepage ... Rigɦt furniture: http://atouchofmagic.ca/toplist/index.php?a=stats&u=alfonzosay
Quote
 
 
0 #195 modern furniture 2014-06-13 01:20
Ӏ think the admin of thіs sitе іss actuallу working hard for his web
site, Ƅecause here eveгy mmaterial is quality bаsed material.


Feel free to surf to my Ƅlog :: modern furniture high point: http://Www.onedailygame.com/profile/alrrfe
Quote
 

Add comment


Türkiye Scholarship for Undergraduate and Associate Degree applicants has started Deadline: 06 June 2013 International students are welcome to apply for Türkiye Scholarships to study in qualified Turkish
Read More 3920 Hits 0 Ratings
2013 TÜRKİYE SCHOLARSHIPS POSTGRADUATE APPLICATIONS STARTED Deadline: March 31, 2013 International students looking to study in Turkey are invited to apply for the Türkiye Postgraduate Scholarship program. Scholarship
Read More 3867 Hits 0 Ratings
Sciences Po created the Emile Boutmy scholarship after the founder of Sciences Po (1871) in order to attract the very best international students from outside of the European Union. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to
Read More 3905 Hits 0 Ratings
The Taiwan Scholarship Program was established jointly by three government agencies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) --- the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the National Science
Read More 5366 Hits 0 Ratings
Study grants are awarded by the Italian Government to foreigners as a contribution toward their studies and research in Italy, aiming at spreading the Italian language, culture and sciences abroad and at promoting cultural,
Read More 13883 Hits 0 Ratings
Joomla Template by Joomlashack
Joomla Templates by JoomlaShack Joomla Templates