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IPEDS ID: 234669
OPE ID: 00376900
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484
General information:  (425) 564-1000
Website:  bellevuecollege.edu
Type:  4-year, primarily associate's, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  13,226 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  15 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
BC offers an Occupational and Life Skills associate degree program for adults with disabilities (OLS) that prepares students to become self-determined, responsible citizens and confident employees. BC's Autism Spectrum Navigators program works to increase accessibility to areas of college life and beyond, including academics, working with others, socializing, and being part of a community. For more information visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/autismspectrumnavigators/
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty193510
Instructional193510
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
Tuition and fees
In-state$3,619$3,624$3,699$3,7782.1%
Out-of-state$8,957$8,968$9,052$9,1441.0%
Books and supplies$1,050$825$840$8703.6%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board---$12,906 -
Other---$3,030 -
Off Campus
Room and board$9,780$10,140$10,260$10,4401.8%
Other$3,210$3,411$3,450$3,5101.7%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,060$2,950$2,970$3,0302.0%
Total Expenses2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
In-state
On Campus---$20,584 -
Off Campus$17,659$18,000$18,249$18,5981.9%
Off Campus with Family$7,729$7,399$7,509$7,6782.3%
Out-of-state
On Campus---$25,950 -
Off Campus$22,997$23,344$23,602$23,9641.5%
Off Campus with Family$13,067$12,743$12,862$13,0441.4%
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid132941%————
Grant or scholarship aid29636%$1,578,763$5,334
Federal grants20425%$850,641$4,170
Pell grants19824%$808,473$4,083
Other federal grants415%$42,168$1,028
State/local government grant or scholarships16520%$515,752$3,126
Institutional grants or scholarships11815%$212,370$1,800
Student loan aid486%$271,245$5,651
Federal student loans486%$271,245$5,651
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,254$12,348,166$5,478
Pell grants1,469$5,747,712$3,913
Federal student loans728$4,415,260$6,065
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Average net price$8,011$7,337$7,477
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2015-20162016-20172017-2018
$0 – $30,000$7,174$6,296$6,255
$30,001 – $48,000$6,963$6,855$6,990
$48,001 – $75,000$9,654$8,508$8,230
$75,001 – $110,000$12,820$11,111$12,149
$110,001 and more$12,847$11,614$12,717
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2018
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)13,226
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment561
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 52%
Part-time: 48%Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 18%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 43%
Two or more races: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 69%
25 and over: 31%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 97%
Out-of-state: 3%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 1%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2017.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 20%
Enrolled in some distance education: 23%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 57%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $55
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 24 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2018.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 29%
Transfer-out rate: 19%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 25%
Female: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 20%
Asian: 40%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 31%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 25%
Two or more races: 16%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 47%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 9%
Received an Associate's degree: 26%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 1%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 7%
Received an Associate's degree: 29%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 10%
Received an Associate's degree: 25%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 1%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 6%
Received an Associate's degree: 14%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 1%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 37%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 10%
Received an Associate's degree: 20%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 1%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 34%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 6%
Received an Associate's degree: 13%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 1%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 37%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 5%
Received an Associate's degree: 48%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 3%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 49%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 3%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 20%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 6%
Received an Associate's degree: 48%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 3%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 15%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 6%
Received an Associate's degree: 28%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 4%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 21%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 8%
Received an Associate's degree: 40%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 4%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 6%
Received an Associate's degree: 27%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 4%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 21%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-3-
Category total-3-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping191352
Business Administration and Management, General10-22
Business/Commerce, General192--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--2
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services--15
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--3
Marketing/Marketing Management, General9-4
Office Management and Supervision10-10
Retail Management--0
Category total24013108
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant1--
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design--0
Category total1-0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Graphics26--
Computer Programming/Programmer, General34-17
Computer Support Specialist--3
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications27-12
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General--19
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration-1776
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician-39-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design--6
Category total8756133
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching10-22
Category total10-22
Engineering
Chemical Engineering0--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7--
Mechanical Engineering19--
Category total26--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other--9
Category total--9
Health Professions and Related Programs
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other10142
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician28-4
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist7--
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other--2
Health and Wellness, General-5-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator--1
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-9-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other--2
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General18--
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk--1
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-22-
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller--4
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist32--
Medical Reception/Receptionist--12
Medical/Clinical Assistant--11
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist--10
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist9-0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide--29
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist--0
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5913-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--11
Category total1636394
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration5--
Category total5--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1,445--
Category total1,445--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other17-0
Category total17-0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General--1
Physical Fitness Technician--3
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management--6
Category total--10
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences66--
Category total66--
Science Technologies/Technicians
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician10--
Category total10--
Visual and Performing Arts
Interior Design5338-
Category total5338-
Grand total2,123173376
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
  • The Veterans office serves as a dedicated point of contact for support services. They can be reached by phone at 425-564-2220 or email at veterans@bellevuecollege.edu. In lieu of SOC membership, BC signed the Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding.
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 368
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 12
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $2,733
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $1,289
2017-2018 Varsity Athletes
NWACMenWomen
Baseball29
Basketball149
Golf84
Soccer2117
Softball17
Tennis99
Volleyball12
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Northwest Commission on Colleges and UniversitiesAccredited since (12/01/1970)07/30/2026
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programsAccredited (12/01/1970 - 06/20/2019)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (09/24/2014)09/30/2019
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetristsAccredited since (04/16/2010)06/01/2023
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapistsAccredited since ((!)10/01/1986)6/30/2016
 No Longer Recognized  Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologistAccredited (05/03/1990 - 06/13/2011)
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/148432.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations001
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape100
Fondling120
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery100
Aggravated assault013
Burglary560
Motor vehicle theft503
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate7.4%7.6%10.0%
Number in default648597
Number in repayment8601,113969
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)