Mission, Vision, & Accreditation


Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive, and innovative college committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social, and cultural life of its diverse community. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion, and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

eLearning Vision

eLearning expands access to education options and pathways for students through quality online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses by embracing innovative and accessible modes of course development and delivery.


Bellevue College is accredited as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. NWCCU accreditation was most recently reaffirmed in 2019. Several programs at Bellevue College have also earned discipline-specific accreditation through professional organizations that ensure quality education. Accreditation reports

Bellevue College Core Themes

Student Success – Teaching and Learning Excellence – College Life and Culture – Community Engagement

Last Updated October 20, 2020