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Bates College
Lewiston, ME
LOCATION AND SETTING
Lewiston Population 36,437
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Environment Small city
Campus Size 133 acres
Weather
Temperature 11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain 129 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map  
Nearest Airport 35 mile(s) from campus in Portland
Nearest Bus Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Lewiston
Nearest Train Station 150 mile(s) from campus in Boston
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 9%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other emergency contact/notification system
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Bobcat
School Colors Garnet, black, and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x   x  
Skiing (Downhill) x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, bowling, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC