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Bates College
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Bates College in 1857
Motto Amore Ac Studio ("With Ardor and Devotion," or "Through Zeal and Study," by Charles Sumner)
Established March 16, 1855
Type Private
Endowment $231 million (as of 2011)
President Clayton Spencer
Academic staff 215
Undergraduates 1,769
Location Lewiston, Maine, USA
44°6′20″N 70°12′15″W / 44.10556°N 70.20417°W / 44.10556; -70.20417Coordinates: 44°6′20″N 70°12′15″W / 44.10556°N 70.20417°W / 44.10556; -70.20417
Campus Suburban
Athletics 31 varsity teams, 9 club teams
Mascot Bobcat
Website bates.edu
Bates College

Bates College is an American liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. Bates College was founded in 1855. 1,800 students attend Bates. Economics, English, Psychology, Biology, and History are popular majors at Bates College.

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