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Bates Technical College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Bates Technical College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Bates Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Bates Technical College was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bates Technical College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bates Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

Bates Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Bates Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Bates Technical College, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bates Technical College is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bates Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Bates Technical College is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Bates Technical College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,448 undergraduates at Bates Technical College with 1,848 being full-time and 1,600 being part-time.

Bates Technical College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Bates Technical College is 65.93 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  65.93 out of 100
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How Much Does Bates Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bates Technical College is $4,906. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bates Technical College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,522 $4,731 $7,338 $11,324 $9,460

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bates Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bates Technical College, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $3,787 a year. That adds up to $15,148 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bates Technical College is 20.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Bates Technical College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bates Technical College make around $38,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Bates Technical College

Bates Technical College is a public institution situated in Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Bates Technical College

Contact details for Bates Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: 253-680-7000

Bates Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Bates Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bates Technical College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 728 students took at least one online class at Bates Technical College. This is an increase from the 615 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 728 457
2016-2017 615 412
2015-2016 518 373
2014-2015 410 307
2013-2014 123 41

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