Whatcom Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

237 West Kellogg Road

Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 383-3000

Fax: (360) 383-4000



Contact: Michael Singletary

Registrar
Main Address

237 West Kellogg Road

Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 383-3000

www.whatcom.ctc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,367

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management C
Office Management C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer Systems Analysis A
Data Processing Technology A,C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Massage Therapy A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*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.

Whatcom Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (360) 383-3000
Website: whatcom.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: whatcom.edu/admissions/apply-now/
Address: 237 W Kellogg Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,263
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,219 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,551
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,980
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 59%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,877

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

Whatcom Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Whatcom Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 86
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 52
Education 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 64
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Physical Sciences 1
Grand total 2419

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Whatcom Community 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 2018-2019
In-state $4,551
Out-of-state $9,980
Books and supplies $870

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 164 59%
Grant or scholarship aid 142 51% $5,877
Student loan aid 25 9% $4,333

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,545 35% $5,243
Federal student loans 398 9% $5,824

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Whatcom Community 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 Whatcom Community 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

Whatcom Community College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,263
Undergraduate enrollment 4,263
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

Whatcom Community 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
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*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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