Dates and Cost

 Fall '14Winter '15Spring '15Summer '15
Classes StartSept 22, 2014Jan 5, 2015Apr 6, 2015July 1, 2015
Classes EndDec 10, 2014Mar 25, 2015Jun 19, 2015Aug 13, 2015

 Important Notes
These dates may be changed without prior notice.


Total Cost of AttendanceQuarter (3 months)Academic Year (9 months)
Mandatory Medical Insurance$366$1,098
Books & Supplies$342$1,026
Computer / Other Fees$112**$266**
Transportation (Not paid to BC)$432$1,296
Room & Board (Not paid to BC)$3,164$9,492
Miscellaneous (Not paid to BC)$598$1,794
Total (Estimated)$8,092$24,206
Important Notes:
  • As a condition of participating in the international student program, all F-1 visa holders who are full-time on the BC’s I-20 are required to join the BC-contracted medical insurance plan every quarter including approved vacation and Reduced Course Load (RCL) terms. BC defines full-time as a minimum of 12 credits per quarter for the college level program, and a minimum of 20 hours in the intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Through Firebird International Insurance Group, LLC, BC offers an accident and sickness plan that is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company, and student claims are administered by HTH Worldwide Insurance Service Inc. Please go to to view and print the coverage information. This coverage does not cover dental and vision. Some students are not eligible to enroll in this plan. They are: 1) U.S. citizens, 2) Permanent Residents (i.e., green card holder) in the USA, 3) Non-immigration visa holders who are not on BC’s I-20, 4) Unauthorized part-time students, 5) Optional Practical Training students, and 6) no course load (0 credit) RCL students beyond first approved term, 7) distance education students taking all online and/or televised courses. Students who are unsure about the eligibility should contact the Firebird International Insurance Group at 206-909-8550 or
  • These amounts are subject to change without prior notice. Students should be prepared for any adjustments in expenses and be prepared to pay all tuition and fees in full at he time of registration. Check, money order, Visa, MasterCard credit cards are accepted.
  • Tuition and fees are due no later than 7 calendar days after registration, or by the first day of the quarter, whichever comes first. Once the quarter begins, payment is due immediately upon registration.
  • Fees may vary depending on the 5-credit college course selection.
  • * A one-time activity fee of $35 will be charged to all new international students in their first quarter.