Apply for Admission to Bates Technical College

Posted: August 02, 2019

  • Complete the online application.
  • Upon acceptance, you will receive an email that includes your next steps. Bates does not require official high school transcripts as part of the adult enrollment process.
  • Activate your ctcLink account. You will receive an acceptance email with your ctcLink ID and the link to activate your account. For more information and instructions, visit
  • If you are interested in applying to Bates Technical High School, please go to high school page for more information.


Admissions Policy

To be eligible to receive Title IV funds, the regulations require that institutions admit as regular students only persons who have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent, are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in the state in which the school is located, or are dually enrolled in the college and a secondary school.  Students who are beyond the age of compulsory attendance within that state and has completed one of the ability-to-benefit (ATB) alternatives and is either currently enrolled in an eligible career pathway program or first enrolled in an eligible postsecondary program prior to July 1, 2012 may use ATB If your policy allows.