Dates and Cost

 Fall '14Spring '15
Classes StartSept 22, 2014Apr 6, 2015
Classes EndDec 3, 2014Jun 15, 2015

Important Notes:

These dates may change without prior notice.
Please arrive in Bellevue BEFORE the Orientation date.

Total Cost of AttendanceAcademic Year (12 months)
Tuition & Fees$10,407
Mandatory Medical Insurance$1,464
Books & Supplies$1,368
Computer/Other Fees$308
Transportation (Not paid to BC)$1,728
Room & Board (Not paid to BC)$12,656

Important Notes:


*  About Tuition:
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.
–  Tuition, books & supplies, and computer fees may be higher or lower depending on Track A (ESL) or Track B (college level) type and number of classes taken, class fees, etc.
–  A one-time IBP Program Fee ($240-$300) is charged first quarter and is non-refundable.

*  About Refund Policy: 
IBP Program students and agents follow withdrawal and refund policies for classes (IBP, UP, Credit, Continuing Education, ESL Community, etc.) taken at BC plus additional policies per BC-agent contracts, if any.
–  IBP tuition is refunded 100% for cancellations made one week or more before classes begin including Orientation. A 50% refund is made for cancellations made less than one week before classes begin and through the 5th day of class. There is no refund for cancellations after the 5th day of class.

*  About Insurance: As a condition of participating in the Office of International Education, 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