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|Motto||Amore Ac Studio ("With Ardor and Devotion," or "Through Zeal and Study," by Charles Sumner)|
|Established||March 16, 1855|
|Endowment||$231 million (as of 2011)|
|Location||Lewiston, Maine, USA
|Athletics||31 varsity teams, 9 club teams|
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.
- "Bates College is listed under "Most Selective" category". US News and World Report. 2007. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/usnews/edu/college/directory/brief/drglance_2036_brief.php.