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Payment Plan Benefits

Easy online enrollment

Flexible payment options

No interest

Make College Easier to Pay For with a Tuition Payment Plan.

Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There’s no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it’s easy to enroll!

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card

Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 20th

Cost to Participate

  • $25 per quarter nonrefundable enrollment fee
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to my.batestech.edu
  • Click on MyBates
  • Click on QuickLinks
  • Click on Pay My Tuition
    Note: You must owe a minimum of $200 to use the payment plan

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

Watch this short how-to video.

*Note: This video tutorial is for demonstration purposes only. Your educational institution may offer options other than those shown in the video.

Target Dates To Enroll By

Fall 2021

Payment plan available on July 12, 2021

Dates to sign up onlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
July 12-Aug 18none3Aug-Oct
Aug 19-Sept 930%2Sept & Oct
Sept 10-Oct 860%1October only

Winter 2022

Payment plan available on October 15, 2021

Dates to sign up onlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Oct 15-Nov 18none3Nov 20-Jan 20
Nov 19-Dec 930%2Dec 20 & Jan 20
Dec 10-Jan 1060%1January 20 only

Spring 2022

Payment plan available on January 23, 2022

Dates to sign up onlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Jan 23-Feb 17none3Feb 20-April 20
Feb 18-March 1030%2March 20 & April 20
March 11-April 1160%1April 20 only

NOTE: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately!

PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABILITY:

Availability of the payment plan is determined by Bates Technical College. Please be aware Bates Technical College may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.

BALANCE ADJUSTMENTS:

If your balance has changed due to changes in your class schedule or financial aid, please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted. You should review your payment plan balance online or contact the Cashier’s Office at 253-680-7018 or dholt@batestech.edu to confirm the change.

For additional questions regarding your payment plan please call Nelnet Campus Commerce at 800-609-8056.