About Us

Explore for yourself what makes our college such a diverse, vibrant campus community. We welcome students, employees and visitors from all over the world to our campuses in Bellevue, near Seattle. As the third largest institution of higher learning in Washington, we open the door of higher education to more than 37,000 students each year.

Running Start is a program that allows 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses at Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. The added bonus is the cost savings, as students receive both high school and college credit for these classes, thus accelerating their progress through the education system.

Our Focus

Vision To educate and empower all High School Program Students to help make informed, socially responsible decisions which lead to positive and healthy academic persistence and success. Mission Statement The mission of Bellevue College High School Programs is to empower the intersection of identities of underage and high school students by offering educational opportunities, challenges, …more about Our Focus

Hours and Contact

  We are located in Building B Student Affairs / Student Central above the Bookstore We are happy to answer any  of your questions, but during our busiest times it is often faster to answer your questions if you email us. (see email address below) You can also reach us by telephone at 425-564-2026. Office …more about Hours and Contact


A directory of Running Start Staff.