General Program Information


To apply for the bachelor’s degree programs, you must already have an associate’s degree. If you do not have an associate’s degree, please apply first to the associate’s degree programs: click here!

To apply for the bachelor’s degree programs, you must complete TWO (2) applications.


college-major-choicesApplication 1 = Bachelor’s Program Application

  • You must apply directly to the bachelor’s program.
  • Each bachelor’s program sets their own admission requirements, deadlines, tuition and fees, and admission selection processes.
  • Admission is competitive, and you are highly encouraged to start from the associate program level at Bellevue College.




International-projectsApplication 2 = International Student Application

  • You must be admitted to both the bachelor’s program and as an international student.
  • Our office (the Office of International Education and Global Initiatives) handles general international admission only.


BC_Graduation_6 6-16Additional Info and Requirements:

  • In the U.S., it generally takes at least 4 years to complete a bachelor’s degree.
  • All F-1 international students are required to register for at least 12 credits each quarter. There are 3 required quarters each school year.
  • Fall, winter, and spring classes are about 11 weeks long.
  • Summer classes are about 8 weeks long. However, you have to learn just as much!

Last Updated September 8, 2016