English as a Second Language

New and Returning Students Welcome!
Winter Quarter starts January 4th. Orientation classes will begin as early as January 19th
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.

Please see our site for details on how and when to apply for Spring in March.

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.

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
  • Students aged 16-21 may be interested in LIP (Language Integration program). LIP helps students to learn academic English and work towards an AA degree, GED, high school diploma or professional/technical certificate. For more information about LIP, go to CEO Website or contact Juan Esparza

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 January 8, 2021