Bellevue College

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School Overview

Bellevue College , formerly known as Bellevue Community College, is a public, state supported college the resides in Bellevue, Washington-just outside of downtown Seattle. With a total annual enrollment of roughly 35,000 students, Bellevue is the second largest college in the state of Washington, larger than Washington State University, surpassed in size only by the University of Washington. Bellevue college offers two stand alone bachelor’s degrees (Bachelor of Applied Science in Radiation and Imaging Sciences and Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design) as well as many more through a collaborative effort with Washington State University, University of Washington, and Eastern Washington University. In addition to 4-year bachelor degrees, Bellevue college offers a large selection of associate’s degree programs, technical degrees, professional and post-graduate certificates, and continuing education courses. If you’re a working students, looking for a convenient learning format, you may be interested in one of Bellevue’s many online or distance learning programs.

Although Bellevue College offers a few of its own 4-year bachelor degree programs, many of its students earn an associate’s degree and then transfer to a traditional four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

General Information

3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007-6484

General Information: (425) 564-1000
Website: bellevuecollege.edu/
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
AA/AS degree
BA/BS degree
Campus setting: City: Midsize
On-campus housing: No
Student Population: 21,322 (21,322 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 30 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,618 $2,666 $2,868 $3,060 +6.69%
Books and Supplies $900 $924 $972 $972 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $3,518 $3,590 $3,840 $4,032 +5.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 169 40%
Grant or scholarship aid 92 22% $509,146 $5,534
• Federal grants 79 19% $267,075 $3,381
• Pell grants 79 19% $265,275 $3,358
• Other federal grants 2 0% $1,800 $900
Local and state government scholarships or grants 85 20% $170,016 $2,000
Institutional scholarships or grants 52 12% $72,055 $1,386
Student loan financial aid 43 10% $358,721 $8,342
• Federal student loans 38 9% $167,139 $4,398
• Other student loans 43 10% $191,582 $4,455

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 12 1618 703
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 210 308
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 31 201
Business Administration and Management, General 8 49
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 2
Business/commerce, General 154
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 38
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General 2
Insurance 1
Marketing/marketing Management, General 6 4
Office Management and Supervision 6 9
Real Estate 3 3
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 2 6
Photographic and Film/video Technology/technician and Assistant 2
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 65 137
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 5 6
Computer Graphics 23 12
Computer Programming/programmer, General 11 16
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 17 10
Data Entry/microcomputer Applications, General 38
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration 51
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 9 4
Education 6 20
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 3 20
Elementary Education and Teaching 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Engineering 22
Chemical Engineering 2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4
Mechanical Engineering 16
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 12 96 201
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 12 10
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 16
Electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic Technology/technologist 13
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 3
Health Unit Coordinator/ward Clerk 5
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 23
Medical Reception/receptionist 31
Medical/health Management and Clinical Assistant/specialist 29
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist 7 1
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 5
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 61
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 38
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 40
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 15
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 22
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 4
Fire Science/fire-fighting 14
Fire Services Administration 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1129
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 1129
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 14
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 2
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 12
Physical Sciences 34
Physical Sciences 34
Visual and Performing Arts 32 17
Interior Design 32 17
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bellevue College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (425) 564-1000
Website: https://bellevuecollege.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://bellevuecollege.edu/admissions/apply/
Address: 3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007-6484
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,563
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,775 (54% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,866
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,246
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 37%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,810

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Bellevue College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bellevue College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1152
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1033
Education 22
Engineering 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1485
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Physical Sciences 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 422712

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bellevue College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,866
Out-of-state $9,246
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 272 37%
Grant or scholarship aid 246 33% $5,810
Student loan aid 56 8% $4,919

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,151 16% $5,650
Federal student loans 666 5% $5,776

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bellevue College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bellevue College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bellevue College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 12,563
Undergraduate enrollment 12,563
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bellevue College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
    • Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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