Bates Technical College

Tacoma, WA 98405

Located in Tacoma, Washington, Bates Technical College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Bates Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Bates Technical College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,656 and fees $945. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,063 and $945 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • LPN

    The Bates Technical College Nursing Program prepares students to enter the field of nursing in a range of healthcare settings. The program is approved by the Washington Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

    The program integrates clinical activities as part of the curriculum allowing students to acquire practical nursing experience under proper supervision at various healthcare settings.

    Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the NCLEX PN exam to become LPN in the State of Washington.

    Admission Requirements:

    Applicants to the nursing program are required to submit to the requirements of licensing bodies and clinical sites.

    • High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Submit to and pass a National and local criminal background check
    • Proof of physical exam including medical and dental clearance
    • Submit proof of clean drug screening
    • Provide records of current immunization series
    • Possess medical insurance covering illness and injury
    • Possess current liability insurance coverage to the amount of 1 million dollars
    • Current CPR certification for Health Care Providers
    • HIV/AIDS Training covering seven hours

    Applications are only processed if all pre-requisite courses have been. General education requirements will need to be complete before enrolling for nursing courses.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 13
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 60

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Bates Technical College

Pierce College-Puyallup
10.48 miles away
South Puget Sound Community College
27.61 miles away
Shoreline Community College
34.56 miles away
Edmonds Community College
39.42 miles away
Everett Community College
53.33 miles away
Lower Columbia College
80.01 miles away
Clatsop Community College
98.35 miles away
Wenatchee Valley College
99.55 miles away
Whatcom Community College
106.66 miles away
Mt Hood Community College
120.12 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
06/01/1988 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$3,913

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,990
30k to 48k$7,181
48k to 75k$9,611
75k to 110k$11,054
Over 110k$11,229
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

20%

Recipients

$6,377

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

16%

Recipients

$4,322

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

10%

Recipients

$4,138

Average Amount

Student Population

3,291

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,660

Women

1,631

Men

49%

Full-time

51%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
53%
Race/ethnicity unknown
21%
Hispanic
9%
Black/African American
7%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Bates Technical College
1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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