Students walk past Gomes Chapel on their way to Bates College's 152nd commencement. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates graduates 473 students
Bates College graduated 473 students from 39 states and 42 countries on May 27, 2018. Cumulatively, the Class of 2018 performed 82,000 hours of community service, exemplifying Bates' commitment to community learning and civic action.