Financial Aid

For many students, making the decision to attend college is an easy one. However, some might worry about how to pay for your education, from tuition to books and supplies. The Financial Aid Office is your go-to resource for learning about the various types of financial assistance available.

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Financial Aid Office Information 

Bates’ School Code: 012259
Bates’ Tax ID#: 91-1526457

Bates Technical College
Financial Aid Office, Room A208
1101 S. Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: 253.680.7020
Fax: 253.680.7021


Downtown Campus 
Room A208 
South Campus – Financial Aid 
Room A100E 
Central Campus– Financial Aid 
Monday8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.ClosedClosed
Tuesday8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Closed
Wednesday8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Closed
Thursday8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Closed
Friday10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.ClosedClosed
*Central Campus hours are to be determined


Staff Qualifications:

Bates technical college Financial Aid staff participate in annual training through the Nation Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators(NASFAA), the Washington Financial Aid Association (WFAA), Federal Student Aid (FSA) an office of the U.S. Department of Education, the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC), and the Washington State Board of Community and Technical College (WSBCTC).

In addition, all VA Certifying officials participate in training through the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC), the Department of Defense, the Work Force Training Board, Veteran Affairs, and the Western Association of Veteran Education Specialists (WAVES).

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Last Modified: 6/8/2022