Bates Technical College: Narrative Description

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1101 South Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405-4895
Tel: (253)596-1500; Admissions: (253)680-7000; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Setting: urban campus with easy access to Seattle. Educational spending 2002-03: $2977 per student. Total enrollment: 16,162. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1.

Entrance Requirements: Placement: ACT ASSET required. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $49. State resident tuition: $3000 Full-time. Full-time tuition varies according to program.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper, radio station. Most popular organization: Associated Student Government. Major annual events: graduation, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Global Heritage Celebration. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, on-campus weekday security to 10 p.m. College housing not available.

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