College Admission

If you are new to Bellevue College, even if you plan to take just one class, you must apply for General Admission. Processing time for general admission is typically 1-3 business days.

New students

STEP 1: Apply to the college

Students new to Bellevue College must apply for General Admission. Once admitted to the college, students are provided a student ID number (also known as your “ctcLink ID”) and a Bellevue College email address.

STEP 2: Submit transfer credits

Students who have transfer credits should visit to submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges attended (other than Bellevue College). For general information about transferring into Bellevue College visit

Bachelor of Science (BAS) students

STEP 3: Apply to the BAS program

BAS students only

Students applying to one of Bellevue College’s Bachelor of Science (BAS) degree programs must complete a separate BAS application, in addition to the Bellevue College application. Please visit the Business Management & Technology Bachelor’s degree page for more details and to complete the application.

Last Updated November 15, 2022