Home to about 3,369 undergraduates in 2020, Bates Technical College is a small, public college located in Tacoma, Washington. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Bates Technical College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Bates Technical College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at Bates Technical College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Bates Technical College Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Bates Technical College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Bates Technical College Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Bates Technical College for Veterans Guide.
For students with young families, Bates Technical College does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Bates Technical College does not offer on-campus housing.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Bates Technical College has a comparatively small, student body. There were 3,369 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,582 (47.0%). Part-time attendance was 1,787 (53.0%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Bates Technical College is less diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Bates Technical College #2140 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Bates Technical College by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Bates Technical College Diversity Guide.
We wanted to tell you about student athletes at Bates Technical College, but that information was not available.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Bates Technical College Athletics