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Due to COVID-19, the Admissions Office is operating remotely through January 28.The best way to reach us and get questions answered quickly is to use our ticketing system by clicking on the green box below, Ask Online for Help or Information. You can also use the phone callback system to talk to one of our staff. 

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Apply for Admission to Bellevue College

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Bellevue College is the largest open admissions institution in Washington State. Admission applications are processed for four quarters throughout the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. Apply today to get started on your academic goals.

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Need help with the application process? View an online guide on how to apply.

Did you previously apply or take classes?

  • Apply again if you:
    • Applied before 2019 and never attended or enrolled for classes, OR
    • Attended a program that did not collect residency information (non-credit classes, continuing education, College in the High School, CTE/Tech Prep, Running Start 2019 or earlier) OR
    • Last enrolled in classes prior to 2015

Other applicants and/or returning students do not need to complete another general admission application.

However, If you last attended the college (enrolled for classes) more than 4 quarters in the past, submit a term activation request form to be reactivated.

Programs with Additional Admission Processes or Paperwork

Applicants to the following programs must complete program-specific application processes in addition to a general admission application. Exceptions include International Student applicants and Continuing Education (Tombolo Institute) applicants.