About Us

Bellevue College empowers people from all backgrounds to reach their full potential and achieve their goals. Offering a public, open access higher education, the 100-acre campus sits 5 miles from the heart of Bellevue, Washington, and 10 from downtown Seattle. Our location makes it easy to get a life-changing education close to home.

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Education for What’s Next

Build expertise to boost your career. Chart a course to a college degree. Or simply learn things that bring you joy.

At Bellevue College, you experience public education at its best. Our classes and degrees prepare you for real-world opportunities. Advisors guide you toward fields where you can thrive. They keep you on track, helping you finish on time.

Become part of a diverse and welcoming community that fuels your success.

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About Us

We strive to maintain a diverse and welcoming community, as well as a sustainable campus, for students, faculty and staff.

BC's Board of Trustees.


Get to know the trustees who set the college’s strategic direction, as well as the President and see our organizational chart.

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Achieve Your Goals

Ready to launch your career? Or gain an academic edge? Our programs of study are focused to help you succeed. They lead to a wide selection of degrees and certificates: 15 bachelor’s degrees, 9 associate transfer degrees, 23 professional/technical programs, and 64 certificates.

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Browse our list of current job openings, download applications and find out why BC is a great place to work.

Points of Pride

We know college is a big decision, which is why we’re dedicated to your success at BC and beyond.

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$167,895 in Grants & Scholarships

42% of students who applied received a BC grant or scholarship, totaling more than $167K.

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Value for Your Investment

No college in Washington state has a better 10-year return on investment than BC.

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BC Community Highlights

The latest news and highlights from Bellevue College campus and community.

Bellevue College to Remove Trees on Campus 

To reduce the spread of tree pathogens, Bellevue College will begin removing dead and diseased trees on campus starting June 28. Of the college’s 2,524 trees located on its 102-acre campus, 134 are slated for removal (16 deemed hazardous and 66 of which are dead).