English as a Second Language

We are here to help you get ready to learn
Stay home. Stay safe. Study online.
The best way to reach us is at eslbats@bellevuecollege.edu.

Summer online Application/Registration is now CLOSED. please see our website in July for details on how to apply for Fall.

If you’re receiving Basic Food or cash assistance from DSHS, Workforce Education may be able to help pay for textbooks, childcare, and transportation – apply online to see if you qualify.

ESL students at Bellevue College

Class Tuition: $25 per quarter
Help with payments? Tuition Waivers
are available with a: Quest card, unemployed, DSHS, SSI, WIC, HUD, Free or reduced lunch, or have a letter from a community organization. Please ask us for more information, eslbats@bellevuecollege.edu.


Who Can Take an ESL Class?

  • Immigrants, refugees or U.S. Citizens over 18 years of age whose first language is not English.
  • We do not serve tourists or people with Foreign Student Visas ( J-1, F-1, M-1, B-1 or B-2). International students should check the English Language Institute: ELI Website

Bellevue College provides English language classes to students with a college or career goal. Students learn reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to develop communication skills for education and work. Successful students will participate in online classes and complete online work every quarter: fall, winter and spring; summer classes are optional.

If you have questions, please contact us at: eslbats@bellevuecollege.edu or 425-564-2171 (please leave a detailed message and we will call you back)

Last Updated July 5, 2021