Getting Started at Bates Technical College

Questions about how to afford your education, possible career pathways, and options available at Bates?

Review resources that can help you navigate these important questions.


Bates offers many Financial Aid options to help you pay for your tuition, including payment plans, scholarships, and educational benefits for active military, dependents, and veterans.

Please be aware of tuition deadlines and fees.

Need help navigating your first quarter at Bates?

We’re here to help! We offer a variety of support services and resources to help you succeed.

Are you already employed in your field and need short-term certificates or training for promotion?

Check with Workforce Education Services to find out which ones qualify for VIE-25.

You can also check out a comprehensive list of certificates and programs in the Bates Course Catalog.

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