Cost of college went up for all students at Bates Technical College


In-state tuition and fees rose 15.3 percent for 2018-19 at Bates Technical College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington residents paid $5,391 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $714 more than the $4,677 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 102 percent more than residents this year, or $10,889. Their price tag grew 7.9 percent from $10,095 in 2017-18.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Washington residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 59 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 108 students received grants or scholarships totaling $798,019 and 38 students took out student loans totaling more than $143,901.

Including all undergraduates (4,445), 681 students used grants or scholarships totaling $4.7 million, and 263 students took out $1.1 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~4,401
$3,681
$4,601
$4,677
$5,391
46.5%
Out-of-state
~44
$8,676
$10,008
$10,095
$10,889
25.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Bates Technical College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
95
47%
$464,920
$4,894
State / local grant or scholarship
86
43%
$302,325
$3,515
Institutional grants or scholarships
28
14%
$30,774
$1,099
Grant or scholarship aid total
108
54%
$798,019
$7,389
Federal student loans
37
18%
$135,734
$3,668
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
38
19%
$143,901
$3,787
Total student aid
118
59%
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