About Us

Explore for yourself what makes our college such a diverse, vibrant campus community. We welcome students, employees and visitors from all over the world to our campuses in Bellevue, near Seattle. As the third largest institution of higher learning in Washington, we open the door of higher education to more than 37,000 students each year.

Running Start is a program that allows 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses at Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. The added bonus is the cost savings, as students receive both high school and college credit for these classes, thus accelerating their progress through the education system.