Bellevue College

3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007
Tel: (425)564-1000
13,455 students
Public institution

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Bellevue Community College is a comprehensive and innovative college that advances the life-long educational development of its students consistent with their needs, interests, and abilities while strengthening the economic, social, and cultural life of its diverse community. The college accomplishes this purpose by providing high-quality, flexible educational programs and services that are academically, geographically, and financially accessible. Committed to teaching and learning excellence and employee growth and development, the college nurtures a supportive environment throughout its programs and services.
School Highlights:
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Bellevue College serves 13,455 students (48.64% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 45%.
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Bellevue College is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
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The nearest community college is Renton Technical College (6.78 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 362 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Bellevue College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 362 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 13,455 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,455 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 6,545 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 6,910 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
17%
2%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
% Black
4%
12%
% White
48%
57%
% Two or more races
4%
2%
% Unknown races
10%
3%
% Non Resident races
6%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.50 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,754 is less than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,944 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,754 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,944 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 43%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Bellevue Community College officially opened its doors on January 3, 1966, fulfilling the community's dream of a local, accessible institution of higher education. Lacking facilities of its own, the college held classes in the evening at Newport Senior High School. In the decades since, the college has grown to become the third largest institution of higher learning in the state, and has emerged as an educational leader, known nationally for its innovations. A two-year associate degree from BCC provides you with options—to transfer to a four-year university, learn a new career or pursue general studies. Certificate programs, which require less time to complete than an associate degree, help you acquire skills and experience in a variety of career areas in a shorter time period. BCC's flexible class options allow you to complete program requirements at convenient times that work for you. You may also choose to earn a degree or certificate completely online. Bellevue Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (Redmond, Wash.), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.

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Nearby Schools:

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  • Renton
    3000 NE Fourth St
    RentonWA 98056
    (425)235-2352
    6.78 Mi | 3,042 students
  • Kirkland
    11605 132nd Ave NE
    KirklandWA 98034
    (425)739-8100
    8.28 Mi | 3,652 students
  • Seattle
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    SeattleWA 98122
    (206)934-3800
    8.34 Mi | 6,959 students
  • Renton
    555 South Renton Village Pl-Ste 400
    RentonWA 98057
    (425)228-9600
    8.55 Mi | 804 students
  • Seattle
    2323 Elliott Ave
    SeattleWA 98121
    (206)448-0900
    9.54 Mi | 1,540 students
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Did You Know?
For King, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,013 per year for in-state students and $7,601 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
King, WA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in King, WA is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.