Bates Tech is a public college located in Tacoma, Washington in the Seattle Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,598 undergraduate students. The Bates Tech acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Phlebotomy Technician, Diesel Mechanics, and Early Childhood Education. Graduating 52% of students, Bates Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,300.
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.13 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.11 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.11 responses
Most Popular Majors
Phlebotomy Technician190 Graduates
Diesel Mechanics187 Graduates
Early Childhood Education118 Graduates
Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN)65 Graduates
Architectural Engineering Technician63 Graduates
Mechanics and Repair56 Graduates
Construction and Heavy Equipment Operation49 Graduates
Truck, Bus, and Commercial Vehicle Operation46 Graduates
Dental Assisting39 Graduates
Machine and Metal Working29 Graduates
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Bates Technical College Reviews
Bates Technical College is amazing!!! I am currently enrolled in the Power Sports Technology program, and the instructor, as well as the material are amazing. I had previously graduated from the Automotive Technology program in 1991, and though I joined the Army, 3 years later, as a Medic, the knowledge gained from the program has remained with me for a lifetime. The environment is welcoming, and the faculty and staff understand the concept of customer service. The instructor treats the students with respect, and takes the time to thoroughly explain the material. I would recommend this program to anyone.
I'm extremely happy with the program I have enrolled into here at Bates. My instructor is very helpful, respectful, and committed to their students. Getting through each quarter is challenging but in no way stressful.
Bates Barber Evening Class is Awesome, the teacher is great and the overall program is the best, I wouldn't change anything about it, i love it!