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Welcome to Bellevue College
Bellevue College is a public college in Bellevue, Washington. It is the largest of the 34 institutions that make up the Washington Community and Technical Colleges system, with 31,200 students. Surrounded by 96 acres of evergreen trees, Bellevue College campus is a beautiful, safe and modern place to study. Students have access to world-class facilities including brand new on-campus student housing.
Bellevue College has high transfer rates to University of Washington and Washington State University, the two largest universities in the Washington state, as well as top universities throughout the U.S., including Columbia, Cornell, Purdue, Berkeley, UCLA and many others
The city of Bellevue is a safe, clean, vibrant city location only 15 minutes from downtown Seattle. It is also near major companies such as Microsoft, Amazon.com, Boeing and Starbucks.
BC AT A GLANCE
1,100 international students
60 countries representated
University Transfer degrees
Professional & Technical degrees
English Language programmes
International high school completion
Full range of programmes
2-year University Transfer Associate Degrees
2 + 2 TRANSFER =
4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Start your first two years of bachelor's degree at BC by taking general education and pre-major courses and then transfer to a university anywhere in the US to complete the last two years to earn a bachelor's degree.
At Bellevue College, the following associate degrees are offered:
Associate in Arts and Sciences
Associate in Business
Associate in Math Education
Associate in Music
YEAR 1 & 2
@ Bellevue College = Associate Degree
YEAR 3 & 4
@ Bellevue College or transfer to a university
Bachelor's Degree Programmes
Bellevue College currently offers 16 bachelor's degrees. These are career-oriented programmes designed to prepare students to successfully compete for specialised jobs that require advanced knowledge and skills for a respective industry.
Applied Accounting, BAS
Computer Science, BS
Data Analytics, BAS
Digital Marketing, BAS
Health and Wellness, BAS
Healthcare Informatics, BAS
Healthcare Management and Leadership
Information Systems and Technology
Radiation and Imaging Sciences
STUDENT LIFE AT BELLEVUE COLLEGE
Bellevue College opened its first on-campus apartment-style residential community in September 2018. This houses 400 students in a mix of units. Units include a full kitchen and a bathroom, and the building includes a variety of public areas for studying, meeting, and socializing.
Bellevue College has over 80 student-run clubs and 10 student run programmes. Joining a club or programme is a great way to meet new friends and learn about other cultures.
International Student Association
Make connections with students from the U.S. and international students from around the world. Activities and events are offered throughout the year, including international Night, local festivals and other cultural events.
Build your leadership skills and your resume through courses, workshops, retreats, conferences, and volunteer experiences.
Bellevue College offers multiple opportunities to participate in music, dance, and theatre productions through credit classes and student clubs. For a complete list of opportunities, visit:
Bellevue College has several state and nationally recognised sports programs including tennis, baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, softball and volleyball. To learn more about sports teams, go to
Gym classes are also offered in many subjects including badminton, karate, volleyball and rock climbing in addition to outdoor classes such as hiking, kayaking and NW fitness exploration.
Professional / Technical Associate Degree
Professional technical degrees are 2-year associate degrees that prepare students for employment or further education in specific majors.
At Bellevue College, over 75 specialties are available, including the following courses that are offered as 2-year Associate Degree (AAS) or Associate Transfer Degree (AAS-T).
Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology
Digital Media Arts
Early Childhood Education
Network Services and Computing Systems
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Upon successful completion, international students may either engage in a one-year paid work option under Optional Practical Training with the USCIS approval or advance to a bachelor's degree at Bellevue College or other universities in the U.S.
Cost to study at Bellevue College (USD)
Tuition and Fees* 9,458
Room & board 12,906
Books & supplies 870
Health Insurance 1,107
Computer & other fees 287
Total cost per academic
year (9 months) 28,765
Financial Statement showing USD28,800 in available funds
$50 non-refundable application fee
Applicants must be at least 16 years old
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