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With few exceptions, all classes and services offered remotely and online through the end of winter quarter

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis and mandated staff reductions in hours, the Student Central Offices are currently experiencing a critical backlog in nearly all areas of work. Please allow extra time for us to respond. Thank you for your patience as we work to address questions or needs as quickly as possible.

For specific questions about your application, the best way to reach us is to submit a ticket using the Ask Online for Help or Information button below. Need to talk to a real person? Use the button Phone Callback System to connect with one of our staff.

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Apply for Admission to Bellevue College

September 21,  8 am update: Applications are processed in the order received. We have completed processing all fall quarter 2020 applications. Applications submitted from this point forward are processed for winter quarter. 

Returning students only need to re-apply if they previously attended through 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)

First check the list below to see if the program you wish to participate in or the degree you wish to pursue requires a different admission process. Click on the appropriate link for details on admission and registration requirements and processes specific to that program.

Applicants not participating in one of the programs listed below may apply for General Admission

  • Click on the green button below. The link takes you to the Washington State Community and Technical College Web Admissions Center. Follow the Quick Start Instructions provided on the site.  Make sure to complete the application process by clicking on the Submit Button located at the bottom of the college listing of choices.
  • Allow 5 business days for the college to process your application. (See current processing times above – business days do not include weekends and holidays)
  • Check your email often. Once we process your application we send a welcome email with your student ID number and instructions on the next steps you need to complete before you register for classes. You may also view these next steps by going to Getting Started at Bellevue College.
  • The college places a $66 application fee on your account at the time we process your application. You pay this fee at the time you pay your first quarter tuition. Once paid, the fee is non-refundable.
  • If you do not register for classes, you do not pay the application fee.


Apply for General Admission


These Programs Require Different Admission Processes or Additional Paperwork: