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Experience quality and affordable education with support services that meet your needs

Bellevue College’s innovative programs, specialized services and diverse, inclusive learning community can help you reach your goals. Gain practical knowledge through one of our high-demand degrees and certificates, connect with services that help keep your goals on track, and learn alongside people of all ages and backgrounds.  

Explore why BC gives you the best education for your tuition dollar. Keep your education — and future — within reach. 

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Immerse yourself in 100 acres of beautifully-wooded campus near the heart of downtown Bellevue. Learn about our buildings, departments, and the programs inside.
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What Will You Earn?

Certificates

Want to learn a new skill or improve one so you can move up in your career? Earn a professional/technical certificate that gives you hands-on experience with in-demand skills.

Transfer Associate Degrees

Start your college education with a valuable transfer associate degree. BC transfers the most students to four-year universities than any other college in Washington state.

Associate Degrees

Get ready for your career with a professional/technical associate degree that gives you skills employers want.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Earn one of twelve high-demand bachelor’s degrees at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university. Explore Computer Science, Molecular Biosciences, Digital Marketing, and more.

Running Start

Complete your high school degree in a college environment and get a chance to jump start your college education.

Need Help Finding a Program?

Contact an admission advisor or attend an information session.

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My experiences at Bellevue College have helped me grow my professional[ism], my self-awareness, and has made me more secure about what I want to achieve and how I plan to achieve it." - Nada Donzelli, BC Student

How We Rank

Ranking: Most transfers to universities in Washington state (SBCTC)

Ranking: Best 10-year ROI of all Washington state degree-granting institutions (Georgetown CEW)

2021 college factual overall diversity nationwide best verified

Top 15% Most Diverse Colleges Nationwide
(college factual)

Top Earning Alumni

Best mid-career pay of all Washington State community colleges and in the top-10 nationally (Payscale)

GradReports Best Associate Degrees 2021

Best Associate Degree by Salary Score in WA State
(GradReports)

2021 college factual ethnic diversity nationwide best verified

Top 5% Most Ethnically Diverse Colleges Nationwide
(college factual)

Get Help Along the Way

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Adjust to College Instruction and Independence

If you need help paying for college or balancing finances and academics, the Benefits Hub connects you with professionals who help with personal finances, emergency assistance, and keeping you on the path to lifelong success.

More traditional financial aid is also available through our Financial Aid Office and our Tuition Payment Plan.

Need help improving your grades? Want a tutor who can help you adjust to college-level courses? The Academic Success Center has workshops, tutoring services, and math, writing and reading labs.

For help with research, books, and other publications and media, explore Library Media Services.


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Make a Smooth Transition

BC helps students of color, first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities achieve their goals.

Connect with others of similar backgrounds or explore new cultures with Multicultural Services (MCS). MCS offers mentoring services, college guidance, workshops, and events built around cultural awareness.

Are you a first-generation college student, a student with limited income, or a student with a disability? TRIO Support Services (TRIO) provides support services that can help you along your path, and our Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides academic accommodations to students with disabilities.


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Receive More Specialized Support and Education

Our Occupational and Life Skills and Neurodiversity Navigators are nationally recognized for their work with students with learning and cognitive disabilities.

The Occupational and Life Skills (OLS) program is an associate degree for adults with learning and cognitive disabilities. Students learn in real-world settings, gain marketable skills for work and develop interpersonal skills for life.

Neurodiversity Navigators, meanwhile, helps neurodiverse and autistic students and provides individualized support and career education alongside your chosen program of study.


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Education that Fits Your Life

Explore support options for students of all backgrounds and from all walks of life. Whether you need childcare while you go to school, are a veteran or military-family member, or need help getting through a stressful time, we can help.

If you have a child or children, drop them off at the Early Learning Center (ELC) when you take classes or go to work. Children ages three months to six years grow and develop with others as you do the same.

Are you a current or former military service member or a family member of one? BC is a 2021 Military Friendly® School. Our Veterans Program assists current and former military service members and their families throughout their academic careers and beyond.

And once you’re here, receive free, confidential, and culturally responsive short-term personal, career, educational, and group counseling at our Counseling Center.


Language is Not a Barrier to Your Education

Our Basic and Transitional Studies Programs and the English Language Institute offer diverse classes and provide support for students who want to improve their English, math, and communication skills.

Embrace Student Life

Discover many ways to get involved and deepen your college experience. Join one of our 80+ student organizations, live in state-of-the-art student housing or cheer on your Bulldogs in a variety of men’s and women’s sports.