Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405

About Bates Technical College

Bates Technical College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a large metropolitan area, or within an area with a population with more than 500,000 residents. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,458
Student Age% Under 2524%
 % 25 and Over59%
 % Age Unknown17%
Attendance Type% Full-time42%
 % Part-time58%
Race/Ethnicity% White49.4%
 % Black6.6%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino5.0%
 % Native American2.1%
 % Race Unknown32.9%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$62
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,111
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,111
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid38%
 % Undergraduates with Loans17%
 % Undergraduates with Grants33%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,120
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,632
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,968
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,968

Neighborhood Data for the Tacoma Area

Median Age35.2
Median Household Income$49,232
Total Population199,449
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.0% 51.0%
 Age 0-951.1%48.9%
 Age 10-1751.0%49.0%
 Age 18-2452.0%48.0%
 Age 25-2949.5%50.5%
 Age 30-3951.4%48.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.6%
 % Black11.1%
 % Asian8.2%
 % Latino10.5%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Pacific Islander1.3%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,632
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$750
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.9%17.6%5.4%
 $500 to $74945.4%45.4%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.5%27.3%44.4%
 Over $100011.2%9.7%31.1%
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