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Tuition and Fee Rates

Tuition and fee rates are set by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) which acts upon legislative authority. The following charts show the basic tuition for state-supported courses per credit per quarter for resident and non-resident. Additional fees are described below the tuition rates.

 

2013-2014

2013-2014 tuition and fees in effect as of fall quarter of 2013.

Tuition rates for the 2013-2014 academic year are unchanged from the 2012-2013 academic year. The deadline to pay fall quarter tuition and fees is August 15.   

Tuition:

  Lower Division Courses
(299 & below)
Upper Division Courses
(300 & above)
Credits Resident Non-Resident Resident /
Non-Resident
(Self-Support)*
Resident
(State-Support)*
Non-Resident
1  $106.84 $278.84  $245.45  $245.45  $598.42
2  $213.68 $557.68 $490.90 $490.90  $1,196.84
3  $320.52 $836.52 $736.35 $736.35 $1,795.26
4  $427.36 $1,115.36 $981.80 $981.80 $2,393.68
5 $534.20 $1,394.20 $1,227.25 $1,227.25 $2,992.10
6 $641.04 $1,673.04 $1,472.70 $1,472.70 $3,590.52
7 $747.88 $1,951.88 $1,718.15 $1,718.15 $4,188.94
8 $854.72 $2,230.72 $1,963.60 $1,963.60 $4,787.36
9 $961.56 $2,509.56 $2,209.05 $2,209.05 $5,385.78
10 $1,068.40 $2,788.40 $2,454.50 $2,454.50 $5,984.20
11 $1,121.39 $2,846.40 $2,699.95 $2,464.38 $5,994.77
12 $1,174.38 $2,904.40 $2,945.40 $2,474.26 $6,005.34
13 $1,227.37 $2,962.40 $3,190.85 $2,484.14 $6,015.91
14 $1,280.36 $3,020.40 $3,436.30 $2,494.02 $6,026.48
15 $1,333.35 $3,078.40 $3,681.75 $2,503.90 $6,037.05
16 $1,386.34 $3,136.40 $3,927.20 $2,513.78 $6,047.62
17 $1,439.33 $3,194.40 $4,172.65 $2,523.66 $6,058.19
18 $1,492.32 $3,252.40 $4,418.10 $2,533.54 $6,068.76
19 & over Residents pay $1,492.32 for 18 cr + $96.26 additional per credit beyond 18 Non-Residents pay $3,252.40 for 18 cr + $268.26 additional per credit beyond 18 Self-Support Bachelor's degree students pay $4,418,10 for 18 cr + $245.45 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Residents in State-support programs pay $2,533.54 for 18 cr + $234.87 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Non-Residents pay $6,068.76 for 18 cr + $587.84 additional per credit beyond 18

Please note that all tuition and fee rates are subject to change by the Board of Trustees and/or the Washington State Legislature. Additional fees are described below.

*Self-Support degrees currently include Healthcare Technology & Management, Information Systems & Technology, Interior Design, and Nursing. State-Support degrees currently include Radiation & Imaging Sciences.

Fees

Comprehensive fee

A student voted $1.50 per credit fee ($15 maximum per quarter) is used to provide services for no additional charge. These services include (but are not limited to) transportation management, unofficial transcripts, and a catalog.

Student Transportation Fee (Garage Debt Payments)

A student voted $1.70 per credit fee ($17 maximum per quarter) to support the funding for the college parking garage and subsidize student bus passes.

Environmental Sustainability Fee

A fee of $1.00 per credit ($10 maximum per quarter). A student-body-initiated fee to fund environmental projects.

Technology fee

The technology fee ($3.50 per 1-10 credits and $3.50 per credit beyond 18) ensures credit students access to college-managed e-mail, the Internet, and many software packages in a quality academic learning environment.

Late registration fee

Students who register after the tenth day of the quarter must use a special permit-to-enroll form and will be assessed a $144.00 late registration fee for each course, in addition to the tuition and fees.

Course Fees

Certain courses require fees for laboratory use, licensing, Internet service provider, etc. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule; tuition and fee waivers generally do not apply.

Distance Education Fee

Telecourses and online/hybrid courses have a fee which pays for hardware, software and licensing. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule next to each Distance Education course.

Distance Education Waiver

NON-RESIDENT students enrolled in only online classes may be eligible for a tuition reduction. For more information, call Enrollment Services at (425) 564-2222 or e-mail enrollment@bellevuecollege.edu and ask about the “Distance Education Waiver”.

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Costs for Self-Support Programs

Tuition for Self-Support Credit Programs

Some programs are self-supporting – that is, they do not receive state funding. They have their own tuition structures and do not grant tuition and fee waivers. Students pay the full tuition and fees, regardless of residency status. Self-support fees are listed with courses in the quarterly Credit Class Schedule. Self-support credit programs include upper division Interior Design, Alcohol & Drug Counseling and Fire Science.

Continuing Education

Fees for Continuing Education classes are listed in the quarterly Continuing Education schedule. Residency in Washington State is not required for some of these classes; in these cases, all students are charged the same stated fees regardless of residency status.

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Methods of Payment

Tuition and fees may be paid with

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • check
  • cash

Contact the Cashier's Office for more information.

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Tuition and Fee Refunds

Refunds are authorized by the Washington State Legislature. The college policy offers the maximum refunds allowed by state law. Refunds are paid when a credit student withdraws from the college or when a credit student withdraws from course(s). The amount refunded will be based on course(s) withdrawn. There is an $10.00 processing fee for refunds.

Certain fees are non-refundable

  • Students withdrawn for disciplinary reasons will not be eligible for a refund.
  • The refund policy does not apply to self-support courses or to noncredit Continuing Education courses (these courses may have a separate refund procedure; students should check the Continuing Education website for details).
  • Tuition refunds for students receiving financial aid are processed by the Financial Aid Office and are generally returned to the program which paid the tuition.
  • Complete withdrawals are processed using the federally-mandated Return of Title IV Funds for federal financial aid and a similar return occurs for state financial aid.

The college begins to process refunds after the third day of classes. Students may request a refund earlier by visiting or contacting cashiering. See the academic calendar for cut-off dates for 100% and 50% refunds. The payment method for refunds is made according to the payment method used for the original payment. If the initial payment was charged to a credit card, the refund is processed back to that credit card. Cash and check payments are refunded by check. No checks will be processed for refunds that are less than $25; refund balances may be applied to future quarters, unless the original payment was made by a third party with other instructions. Outstanding debts to the college will be deducted from refunds. Any refund balance remaining after 8 quarters will be forfeited.

For fall, winter, and spring quarters, withdrawals are refunded as follows:

  • 100% refund (minus $10.00 fee) through the fifth instructional day of the quarter
  • 50% refund (minus $10.00 fee) through the 20th calendar day of the quarter
  • No refunds are given after the 20th calendar day

Note: Days are prorated for summer quarter and for classes with non-standard start/end dates.

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Drop for Nonpayment

Registration is not complete until payment is made. Classes may be dropped by the Registration Office for nonpayment of tuition and course related fees, including returned check and/or credit cards.

If you are dropped from classes for nonpayment, the college will notify you by email to your official BC email address.. A withdrawal fee will be charged and must be paid if you have ever been dropped for nonpayment in the past.

Related policy: (Policy #7250)

2012-2013

2012-2013 tuition and fees in effect as of fall quarter of 2012. For summer quarter 2012 tuition & fees, please view the 2011-12 tuition and fees.

Tuition rates for the 2013-2014 academic year have not yet been determined. We anticipate the tuition rates will be set and you will be able to pay for fall quarter tuition and fees by the end of June 2013. The deadline to pay fall quarter tuition and fees is August 15.   

Tuition:

  Lower Division Courses
(299 & below)
Upper Division Courses
(300 & above)
Credits Resident Non-Resident Resident Non-Resident
1  $106.84 $278.84  $245.45  $598.42
2  $213.68 $557.68 $490.90  $1,196.84
3  $320.52 $836.52 $736.35 $1,795.26
4  $427.36 $1,115.36 $981.80 $2,393.68
5 $534.20 $1,394.20 $1,227.25 $2,992.10
6 $641.04 $1,673.04 $1,472.70 $3,590.52
7 $747.88 $1,951.88 $1,718.15 $4,188.94
8 $854.72 $2,230.72 $1,963.60 $4,787.36
9 $961.56 $2,509.56 $2,209.05 $5,385.78
10 $1,068.40 $2,788.40 $2,454.50 $5,984.20
11 $1,121.39 $2,846.40 $2,464.38 $5,994.77
12 $1,174.38 $2,904.40 $2,474.26 $6,005.34
13 $1,227.37 $2,962.40 $2,484.14 $6,015.91
14 $1,280.36 $3,020.40 $2,494.02 $6,026.48
15 $1,333.35 $3,078.40 $2,503.90 $6,037.05
16 $1,386.34 $3,136.40 $2,513.78 $6,047.62
17 $1,439.33 $3,194.40 $2,523.66 $6,058.19
18 $1,492.32 $3,252.40 $2,533.54 $6,068.76
19 & over Residents pay $1,492.32 for 18 cr + $96.26 additional per credit beyond 18 Non-Residents pay $3,252.40 for 18 cr + $268.26 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Residents pay $2,533.54 for 18 cr + $234.87 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Non-Residents pay $6,068.76 for 18 cr + $587.84 additional per credit beyond 18

Please note that all tuition and fee rates are subject to change by the Board of Trustees and/or the Washington State Legislature. Additional fees are described below.

Fees

Comprehensive fee

A student voted $1.50 per credit fee ($15 maximum per quarter) is used to provide services for no additional charge. These services include (but are not limited to) transportation management, unofficial transcripts, and a catalog.

Student Transportation Fee (Garage Debt Payments)

A student voted $2.00 per credit fee ($20 maximum per quarter) to support the funding for the college parking garage and subsidize student bus passes.

Environmental Sustainability Fee

A fee of $1.00 per credit ($10 maximum per quarter). A student-body-initiated fee to fund environmental projects.

Technology fee

The technology fee ($3.50 per 1-10 credits and $3.50 per credit beyond 18) ensures credit students access to college-managed e-mail, the Internet, and many software packages in a quality academic learning environment.

Late registration fee

Students who register after the tenth day of the quarter must use a special permit-to-enroll form and will be assessed a $144.00 late registration fee for each course, in addition to the tuition and fees.

Course Fees

Certain courses require fees for laboratory use, licensing, Internet service provider, etc. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule; tuition and fee waivers generally do not apply.

Distance Education Fee

Telecourses and online/hybrid courses have a fee which pays for hardware, software and licensing. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule next to each Distance Education course.

Distance Education Waiver

NON-RESIDENT students enrolled in only online classes may be eligible for a tuition reduction. For more information, call Enrollment Services at (425) 564-2222 or e-mail enrollment@bellevuecollege.edu and ask about the “Distance Education Waiver”.

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Costs for Self-Support Programs

Tuition for Self-Support Credit Programs

Some programs are self-supporting – that is, they do not receive state funding. They have their own tuition structures and do not grant tuition and fee waivers. Students pay the full tuition and fees, regardless of residency status. Self-support fees are listed with courses in the quarterly Credit Class Schedule. Self-support credit programs include upper division Interior Design, Alcohol & Drug Counseling and Fire Science.

Continuing Education

Fees for Continuing Education classes are listed in the quarterly Continuing Education schedule. Residency in Washington State is not required for some of these classes; in these cases, all students are charged the same stated fees regardless of residency status.

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Methods of Payment

Tuition and fees may be paid with

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • check
  • cash

Contact the Cashier's Office for more information.

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Tuition and Fee Refunds

Refunds are authorized by the Washington State Legislature. The college policy offers the maximum refunds allowed by state law. Refunds are paid when a credit student withdraws from the college or when a credit student withdraws from course(s). The amount refunded will be based on course(s) withdrawn. There is an $10.00 processing fee for refunds.

Certain fees are non-refundable

  • Students withdrawn for disciplinary reasons will not be eligible for a refund.
  • The refund policy does not apply to self-support courses or to noncredit Continuing Education courses (these courses may have a separate refund procedure; students should check the Continuing Education website for details).
  • Tuition refunds for students receiving financial aid are processed by the Financial Aid Office and are generally returned to the program which paid the tuition.
  • Complete withdrawals are processed using the federally-mandated Return of Title IV Funds for federal financial aid and a similar return occurs for state financial aid.

The college begins to process refunds after the third day of classes. Students may request a refund earlier by visiting or contacting cashiering. See the academic calendar for cut-off dates for 100% and 50% refunds. The payment method for refunds is made according to the payment method used for the original payment. If the initial payment was charged to a credit card, the refund is processed back to that credit card. Cash and check payments are refunded by check. No checks will be processed for refunds that are less than $25; refund balances may be applied to future quarters, unless the original payment was made by a third party with other instructions. Outstanding debts to the college will be deducted from refunds. Any refund balance remaining after 8 quarters will be forfeited.

For fall, winter, and spring quarters, withdrawals are refunded as follows:

  • 100% refund (minus $10.00 fee) through the fifth instructional day of the quarter
  • 50% refund (minus $10.00 fee) through the 20th calendar day of the quarter
  • No refunds are given after the 20th calendar day

Note: Days are prorated for summer quarter and for classes with non-standard start/end dates.

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Drop for Nonpayment

Registration is not complete until payment is made. Classes may be dropped by the Registration Office for nonpayment of tuition and course related fees, including returned check and/or credit cards.

If you are dropped from classes for nonpayment, the college will notify you by email to your official BC email address. A withdrawal fee will be charged and must be paid if you have ever been dropped for nonpayment in the past.

Related policy: (Policy #7250)

2011-2012

2011-2012 tuition and fees in effect as of fall quarter of 2011. Summer quarter 2011 uses the 2010-11 tuition and fees.
2012-13 tuition is expected to increase for fall quarter 2012 however, rates have not been determined yet. You may make your payment for fall quarter tuition and fees anytime between June 14 and August 15.

Tuition:

  Lower Division Courses
(299 & below)
Upper Division Courses
(300 & above)
Credits Resident Non-Resident Resident Non-Resident
1 $96.39 $268.39 $219.34 $596.34
2 $192.78 $536.78 $438.68 $1,192.68
3 $289.17 $805.17 $658.02 $1,789.02
4 $385.56 $1,073.56 $877.36 $2,385.36
5 $481.95 $1,341.95 $1,096.70 $2,981.70
6 $578.34 $1,610.34 $1,316.04 $3,578.04
7 $674.73 $1,878.73 $1,535.38 $4,174.38
8 $771.12 $2,147.12 $1,754.72 $4,770.72
9 $867.51 $2,415.51 $1,974.06 $5,367.06
10 $963.90 $2,683.90 $2,193.40 $5,963.40
11 $1,007.28 $2,732.28 $2,201.46 $5,972.15
12 $1,050.66 $2,780.66 $2,209.52 $5,980.90
13 $1,094.04 $2,829.04 $2,217.58 $5,989.65
14 $1,137.42 $2,877.42 $2,225.64 $5,998.40
15 $1,180.80 $2,925.80 $2,233.70 $6,007.15
16 $1,224.18 $2,974.18 $2,241.76 $6,015.90
17 $1,267.56 $3,022.56 $2,249.82 $6,024.65
18 $1,310.94 $3,070.94 $2,257.88 $6,033.40
19 & over Residents pay $1,310.94 for 18 cr + $86.85 additional per credit beyond 18 Non-Residents pay $3,070.94 for 18 cr + $258.85 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Residents pay $2,257.88 for 18 cr + $209.80 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Non-Residents pay $5,787.60 for 18 cr + $586.80 additional per credit beyond 18

Please note that all tuition and fee rates are subject to change by the Board of Trustees and/or the Washington State Legislature. Additional fees are described below.

Fees

Comprehensive fee

A student voted $1.50 per credit fee ($15 maximum per quarter) is used to provide services for no additional charge. These services include (but are not limited to) transportation management, unofficial transcripts, and a catalog.

Student Transportation Fee (Garage Debt Payments)

A student voted $2.00 per credit fee ($20 maximum per quarter) to support the funding for the college parking garage and subsidize student bus passes.

Environmental Sustainability Fee

A fee of $1.00 per credit ($10 maximum per quarter). A student-body-initiated fee to fund environmental projects.

Technology fee

The technology fee ($3.50 per 1-10 credits and $3.50 per credit beyond 18) ensures credit students access to college-managed e-mail, the Internet, and many software packages in a quality academic learning environment.

Late registration fee

Students who register after the tenth day of the quarter must use a special permit-to-enroll form and will be assessed a $144.00 late registration fee for each course, in addition to the tuition and fees.

Course Fees

Certain courses require fees for laboratory use, licensing, Internet service provider, etc. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule; tuition and fee waivers generally do not apply.

Distance Education Fee

Telecourses and online/hybrid courses have a fee which pays for hardware, software and licensing. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule next to each Distance Education course.

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Costs for Self-Support Programs

Tuition for Self-Support Credit Programs

Some programs are self-supporting – that is, they do not receive state funding. They have their own tuition structures and do not grant tuition and fee waivers. Students pay the full tuition and fees, regardless of residency status. Self-support fees are listed with courses in the quarterly Credit Class Schedule. Self-support credit programs include upper division Interior Design, Alcohol & Drug Counseling and Fire Science.

Continuing Education

Fees for Continuing Education classes are listed in the quarterly Continuing Education schedule. Residency in Washington State is not required for some of these classes; in these cases, all students are charged the same stated fees regardless of residency status.

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Methods of Payment

Tuition and fees may be paid with

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • check
  • cash

Contact the Cashier's Office for more information.

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Tuition and Fee Refunds

Refunds are authorized by the Washington State Legislature. The college policy offers the maximum refunds allowed by state law. Refunds are paid when a credit student withdraws from the college or when a credit student withdraws from course(s). The amount refunded will be based on course(s) withdrawn. There is an $10.00 processing fee for refunds.

Certain fees are non-refundable

  • Students withdrawn for disciplinary reasons will not be eligible for a refund.
  • The refund policy does not apply to self-support courses or to noncredit Continuing Education courses (these courses may have a separate refund procedure; students should check the Continuing Education website for details).
  • Tuition refunds for students receiving financial aid are processed by the Financial Aid Office and are generally returned to the program which paid the tuition.
  • Complete withdrawals are processed using the federally-mandated Return of Title IV Funds for federal financial aid and a similar return occurs for state financial aid.

The college begins to process refunds after the third day of classes. Students may request a refund earlier by visiting or contacting cashiering. See the academic calendar for cut-off dates for 100% and 50% refunds. The payment method for refunds is made according to the payment method used for the original payment. If the initial payment was charged to a credit card, the refund is processed back to that credit card. Cash and check payments are refunded by check. No checks will be processed for refunds that are less than $25; refund balances may be applied to future quarters, unless the original payment was made by a third party with other instructions. Outstanding debts to the college will be deducted from refunds. Any refund balance remaining after 8 quarters will be forfeited.

For fall, winter, and spring quarters, withdrawals are refunded as follows:

  • 100% refund (minus $10.00 fee) through the fifth instructional day of the quarter
  • 50% refund (minus $10.00 fee) through the 20th calendar day of the quarter
  • No refunds are given after the 20th calendar day

Note: Days are prorated for summer quarter and for classes with non-standard start/end dates.

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Drop for Nonpayment

Registration is not complete until payment is made. Classes may be dropped by the Registration Office for nonpayment of tuition and course related fees, including returned check and/or credit cards.

If you are dropped from classes for nonpayment, the college will notify you by email to your official BC email address. A withdrawal fee will be charged and must be paid if you have ever been dropped for nonpayment in the past.

Related policy: (Policy #7250)

2010-2011

2010-2011 tuition and fees in effect as of fall quarter of 2010. For summer quarter 2010 tuition & fees, please view the 2009-10 tuition and fees.

Tuition for lower division courses
(299 & below):

Credits Resident Non-Resident
1 $87.00 $259.00
2 $174.00 $518.00
3 $261.00 $777.00
4 $348.00 $1,036.00
5 $435.00 $1,295.00
6 $522.00 $1,554.00
7 $609.00 $1,813.00
8 $696.00 $2,072.00
9 $783.00 $2,331.00
10 $870.00 $2,590.00
11 $905.00 $2,630.00
12 $940.00 $2,670.00
13 $975.00 $2,710.00
14 $1,010.00 $2,750.00
15 $1,045.00 $2,790.00
16 $1,080.00 $2,830.00
17 $1,115.00 $2,870.00
18 $1,150.00 $2,910.00
19 & over Residents pay $1,150 for 18 credits + $78.40 additional per credit beyond 18 Non-Residents pay $2,910 for 18 credits + $250.40 additional per credit beyond 18

Tuition for upper division courses
(300 & above):

Credits Resident Non-Resident
1 $196.00 $573.00
2 $392.00 $1,146.00
3 $588.00 $1,719.00
4 $784.00 $2,292.00
5 $980.00 $2,865.00
6 $1,176.00 $3,438.00
7 $1,372.00 $4,011.00
8 $1,568.00 $4,584.00
9 $1,764.00 $5,157.00
10 $1,960.00 $5,730.00
11 $1966.51 $5,737.20
12 $1973.02 $5,744.40
13 $1979.53 $5,751.60
14 $1986.04 $5,758.80
15 $1992.55 $5,766.00
16 $1999.06 $5,773.20
17 $2005.57 $5,780.40
18 $2012.08 $5,787.60
19 & over Bachelor's Program Residents pay $2012.08 for 18 credits + $187.40 additional per credit beyond 18 Bachelor's Program Non-Residents pay $5,787.60 for 18 credits + $564.40 additional per credit beyond 18

Please note that all tuition and fee rates are subject to change by the Board of Trustees and/or the Washington State Legislature. Additional fees are described below.

Fees

Comprehensive fee

A student voted $1.50 per credit fee ($15 maximum per quarter) is used to provide services for no additional charge. These services include (but are not limited to) parking, unofficial transcripts, and a catalog.

Commute Reduction Fee

A student voted $2.00 per credit fee ($20 maximum per quarter) to support the funding for the college parking garage and subsidize student bus passes.

Environmental Sustainability Fee

A fee of $1.00 per credit ($10 maximum per quarter). A student-body-initiated fee to fund environmental projects.

Technology fee

The technology fee ($3.50 per 1-10 credits and $3.50 per credit beyond 18) ensures credit students access to college-managed e-mail, the Internet, and many software packages in a quality academic learning environment.

Late registration fee

Students who register after the tenth day of the quarter must use a special permit-to-enroll form and will be assessed a $137.75 late registration fee for each course, in addition to the tuition and fees.

Course Fees

Certain courses require fees for laboratory use, licensing, Internet service provider, etc. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule; tuition and fee waivers generally do not apply.

Distance Education Fee

Telecourses and online/hybrid courses have a fee which pays for hardware, software and licensing. These fees are identified in the Credit Class Schedule next to each Distance Education course.

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Costs for Self-Support Programs

Tuition for Self-Support Credit Programs

Some programs are self-supporting – that is, they do not receive state funding. They have their own tuition structures and do not grant tuition and fee waivers. Students pay the full tuition and fees, regardless of residency status. Self-support fees are listed with courses in the quarterly Credit Class Schedule. Self-support credit programs include upper division Interior Design, Alcohol & Drug Counseling and Fire Science.

Continuing Education

Fees for Continuing Education classes are listed in the quarterly Continuing Education schedule. Residency in Washington State is not required for some of these classes; in these cases, all students are charged the same stated fees regardless of residency status.

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Methods of Payment

Tuition and fees may be paid with

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • check
  • cash

Contact the Cashier's Office for more information.

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Tuition and Fee Refunds

Refunds are authorized by the Washington State Legislature. The college policy offers the maximum refunds allowed by state law. Refunds are paid when a credit student withdraws from the college or when a credit student withdraws from course(s). The amount refunded will be based on course(s) withdrawn. There is an $9.55 processing fee for refunds.

Certain fees are non-refundable

  • Students withdrawn for disciplinary reasons will not be eligible for a refund.
  • The refund policy does not apply to self-support courses or to noncredit Continuing Education courses (these courses may have a separate refund procedure; students should check the Continuing Education website for details).
  • Tuition refunds for students receiving financial aid are processed by the Financial Aid Office and are generally returned to the program which paid the tuition.
  • Complete withdrawals are processed using the federally-mandated Return of Title IV Funds for federal financial aid and a similar return occurs for state financial aid.

The college begins to process refunds after the third day of classes. Students may request a refund earlier by visiting or contacting cashiering. See the academic calendar for cut-off dates for 100% and 50% refunds. No checks will be processed for refunds that are less than $25; refund balances may be applied to future quarters. Outstanding debts to the college will be deducted from refunds. Any refund balance remaining after 8 quarters will be forfeited.

For fall, winter, and spring quarters, withdrawals are refunded as follows:

  • 100% refund (minus $9.55 fee) through the fifth instructional day of the quarter
  • 50% refund (minus $9.55 fee) through the 20th calendar day of the quarter
  • No refunds are given after the 20th calendar day

Note: Days are prorated for summer quarter and for classes with non-standard start/end dates.

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Drop for Nonpayment

Registration is not complete until payment is made. Classes may be dropped by the Registration Office for nonpayment of tuition and course related fees, including returned check and/or credit cards.

If you are dropped from classes for nonpayment, the college will notify you by email to your official BC email address. A withdrawal fee will be charged and must be paid if you have ever been dropped for nonpayment in the past.

Related policy: (Policy #7250)

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000