What do you want to do? If you're rethinking your next move, think of Bates. Bates offers associate in applied science degrees (AAS), certificates of competency and certificates of training in hundreds of career areas.
September 15, 2021
Documentary producer talks 'Living with Wildfire' on next edition of KBTC's Northwest NowRead More
July 13, 2021
Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou appointed to national diversity, inclusion and equity commissionRead More
Attention current and interested students! Financial aid deadlines closely approachingJune 04, 2021
Bates Technical College recognizes academic instructor Angela Driver with prestigious Exceptional Faculty AwardMay 26, 2021
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Bates Technical College is located in Tacoma, Washington, approximately 35 miles south of Seattle and 30 miles north of the state’s capital city, Olympia. The college operates on three campuses, with over 600,000 square feet of classrooms, shops, meeting rooms, and offices.Learn More