Frequently Asked Questions

When should I apply?

Online Applications to the program are open from January 4th to February 15th for Fall 2016 applicants.

Where can I get a copy of the application form?

Applications are done online.

How do I pay the $40.00 program application fee?

The $40.00 non-refundable application fee needs to be paid online. After you submit your program online application you will be prompted to pay the fee. Only Visa or MasterCard is accepted – no cash, check or money order.

I am a not a BC student yet – do I also need to fill out the BC Admissions application?

No, you just need to fill out the online program application.

If applications are done online – how do I submit copies of my transcripts, video statement, resume and photos?

You can mail or hand deliver them on or before the deadline date to:

Health Sciences,Education and Wellness Institute, T-208
Attn: Theresa Moss
Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue WA 98007-6484

Do I need to submit official copies of my transcripts?

You may submit “unofficial copies” of your transcripts for each college that you have attended for the prerequisite courses but sealed official copies will be required if you are accepted into the program.

When do I need to finish the prerequisite courses in order to apply?

Prerequisite courses need to be finished by the end of fall quarter (end of December 2015) for the Fall 2016 applicants.

Do I need to attend an information session in order to apply to the program?

Yes, applicants are required to attend at least one of our program information sessions. You can find the schedule from our website at:

Is there a wait list?

No wait list.

How many people apply each year?

Approximately 100 – 130 applicants

How many are re-applicants?

Approximately 35% each year are re-applicants

When will I know if I am accepted into the program?

Applicants will be notified by the first week of June.

Do I have to have health care experience to apply?

Although health care experience (medical, dental, chiropractic care, massage therapy, optometry etc.) is very helpful, it is not required.

Last Updated July 13, 2015