Cost & Assistance

General BC Admission Fee

A nonrefundable fee of $34 is required to apply for admission to Bellevue College. Students who are returning to Bellevue College after 4 or more quarters will need to re-apply for general admission.

BAS Program Application Fee

A nonrefundable fee of $90 is required to apply to the program. In addition to processing the application, the fee covers a personal assessment by the Program Chair and Program Manager of your prior educational record and preparation of a detailed education plan to meet your goals.

Tuition and Fees

The Bachelor of Applied Science programs include all upper division  courses (300- and 400-level). Courses numbered 300 and above will be charged at the bachelor’s program rate. View the current tuition schedule.

Background Check

Background checks are required for Bellevue College students pursuing educational programs in healthcare. The Healthcare Management & Leadership program currently utilizes Castel Branch to collect and review completion of a mandatory background check which includes the following components:

  • Statewide Criminal WA
  • Nationwide Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Scan
  • Social Security Alert
  • Residency History

There is a fee associated with this requirement of approximately $65.

Financial Aid

Students pursuing Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees 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, please visit the BC financial aid website.


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

Tuition Waivers

The Healthcare Management & Leadership program is a state-support program therefore our students who are state employees are eligible for tuition waivers. Please refer to Enrollment Services “State Employees” for more information!

Last Updated October 12, 2017