Cost and Assistance

Admission Fee

If you wish to apply for any of the Healthcare Informatics program offerings, you must first apply for Bellevue College general admission and receive a student ID number. To gain general admission:

  • Apply online: you are required to complete the application for admission
  • Pay the admission fee

 

Please apply early! Admission application processing for the upcoming quarter can take 5-10 business days. Applications for future quarters may take longer to be processed. Once your application has been processed your Student ID number, registration, and advising information will be emailed to you.

Application Fee

A nonrefundable fee of is also required to apply to the program:

  • $90 for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Informatics
  • $75 for the Certificate of Achievement in Healthcare Informatics
  • $75 for the Certificate of Accomplishment in Healthcare Data Analytics

In addition to processing the application, this fee covers a personal assessment by the program manager of your prior educational record and preparation of a detailed education plan to meet your goals.

Tuition and Fees

The Healthcare Informatics program adheres to the tuition and fee rates established by Bellevue College.

*NON-RESIDENT students enrolled in only online classes may be eligible for a tuition reduction. For more information, call Enrollment Services at (425) 564-2222 or e-mail enrollment@bellevuecollege.edu and ask about the “e-Learning Waiver”.

Financial Aid

Students pursuing a degree or certificate through the Healthcare Informatics program who are eligible for financial aid will be able to apply for federal, state and institutional grant funds, such as the Pell Grant, WA State Need Grant, Bellevue College-sponsored grant, federal student loan, or work study. To determine whether you are eligible for financial aid you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. To find out more information about financial aid and important deadlines, please visit the BC financial aid website.

Scholarships

Students in the BAS degree may be eligible to apply for Bellevue College scholarships. For information on scholarship opportunities, please contact the Bellevue College Foundation at (425) 564-2386.

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is also available for students who are pursuing their first Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) or Health Care. http://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/

Attention Healthcare Informatics Students: The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) offers scholarship awards to student members who have achieved academic excellence and have the potential to be future leaders in the healthcare information and management systems industry.

Click here for more details: http://www.himss.org/foundation/schlr.asp.

Tuition Reimbursement

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement for education that is related to an employee’s work. Please check with your human resources department to see if you are eligible.

Last Updated March 19, 2018