Bates Technical College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,237
23% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,522
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
4,377
46.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
48.3%
69 Graduates

About

Bates Technical College is a higher education institution located in Pierce County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bates Technical College were .

In 2019, 946 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bates Technical College. 38.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (448 degrees), 1.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (253 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bates Technical College is $5,237, which is $-2,587 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bates Technical College is $5,237, which is $-2,587 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,522.

In 2019, 17% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,237
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Bates Technical College was $5,237. The cost of tuition at Bates Technical College is $-2,587 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,522
2019 Value
29.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Bates Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,522. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Bates Technical College grew by 29.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,024
Room and Board
$925
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bates Technical College was of $8,024 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $925. The cost of room and board decreased by 17.9% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 9.31% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

17%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

17% of undergraduate students at Bates Technical College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 15% with respect to 2018, when 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
19.4%
2017 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Bates Technical College was 19.4%, which represents 55 out of the 283 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Bates Technical College has a total enrollment of 4,377 students. The full-time enrollment at Bates Technical College is 2,019 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,358. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at Bates Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bates Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.6% White, 8.98% Hispanic or Latino, 4.91% Black or African American, 4.09% Asian, 3.72% Two or More Races, 1.44% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.754% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bates Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (24%), followed by White Female (16.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bates Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,377 students. The full-time enrollment at Bates Technical College is 2,019 and the part-time enrollment is 2,358. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at Bates Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bates Technical College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Bates Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,998
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    393
  3. Black or African American
    215

The enrolled student population at Bates Technical College is 45.6% White, 8.98% Hispanic or Latino, 4.91% Black or African American, 4.09% Asian, 3.72% Two or More Races, 1.44% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.754% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,332 students (30.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 220 fewer women than men received degrees from Bates Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bates Technical College is white (448 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (253 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bates Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bates Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (238 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (28 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (144 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bates Technical College are Other managers (49,023 people), Construction managers (43,437 people), Software developers (34,810 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,940 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (13,703 people).

The most specialized majors at Bates Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (238 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (28 degrees), Engineering Technologies (144 degrees), Construction (31 degrees), and Precision Production (46 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Bates Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (238 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (28 degrees), Engineering Technologies (144 degrees), Construction (31 degrees), and Precision Production (46 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bates Technical College are Construction (100,173 people), Computer Systems Design (41,715 people), Air transportation (35,309 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (22,988 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (18,545 people).

The most specialized majors at Bates Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (238 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (28 degrees), Engineering Technologies (144 degrees), Construction (31 degrees), and Precision Production (46 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bates Technical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bates Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

583
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
363
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 583 degrees were awarded to men at Bates Technical College, which is 1.61 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (363).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 162 degrees were awarded to men at Bates Technical College in Diesel Mechanics Technology, which is 11.6 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 123 degrees were awarded to women at Bates Technical College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 61.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 38% of students graduating from Bates Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bates Technical College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.35% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    448 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    253 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bates Technical College is white (448 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (253 degrees).

26.7% of degree recipients (253 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    263 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    185 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bates Technical College is white male (263 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (185 degrees).

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Operations

Bates Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.88M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.51k (0.0874%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Bates Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $47.2M. Bates Technical College employs 86 Instructors, 5 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Bates Technical College are Male Instructors (49), Female Instructors(37), and Female No academic ranks (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bates Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, Service, with 50 employees, and Management with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.88M
2019 Endowment
112%
growth from 2018

Bates Technical College has an endowment valued at about $2.88M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Bates Technical College grew 112% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.43M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.77k - Federal
  2. $1.54M - State
  3. $5.74M - Local

As of 2019, Bates Technical College received $4.77k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.54M from state grants and contracts, and $5.74M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.5M
2019 Salaries
5.12%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Bates Technical College paid a median of $21.5M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($47.2M) and a 5.12% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.6% growth from 2017 and a 5.91% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.49M
Instructional Salaries
91
Number of Employees

In 2019, Bates Technical College paid a total of $6.49M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
86 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bates Technical College were Instructor with 86 employees; No academic rank with 5 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bates Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; Service with 50 employees; and Management with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bates Technical College was Male Instructor with 49 employees, Female Instructor with 37 employees, and Female No academic rank with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bates Technical College.

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