J-1 Exchange Program is the Exchange Visitor Program sponsored and mandated by the US Department of State. The purpose of the J-1 exchange programs is to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by educational and cultural exchanges.
Bellevue College has been designated by the United States Department of State as an official Exchange Visitor Program sponsor. Bellevue College currently sponsors the categories:
- J-1 Exchange Students
- J-1 Exchange Visiting Scholars in these categories: Professor, Research Scholar, Short-term Scholar, and Specialist.