Bellevue Community College

Bellevue College is an open-access, community-based, public (state-assisted) institution of higher education located in Bellevue, Washington, a city on the Eastside of Lake Washington, near Seattle.

With an annual enrollment of 37,000 students, Bellevue College (BC) is the largest of the 34 institutions that make up the Washington Community and Technical Colleges system, and the third largest institution of higher education overall in the state (behind the University of Washington and Washington State University).

The institution offers transfer associate degree programs that cover the first two years of a college education, a multitude of professional-technical degrees and certificates, a large continuing education program, and a variety of pre-college programs. The college also has a variety of distance education and online learning options. Since 2007, BC has offered four-year bachelor's degrees.

BC’s service district includes the public school districts of Bellevue, Mercer Island, Issaquah, Skykomish and Snoqualmie Valley. Founded in 1966, the college will celebrate its 50th anniversary during the 2015-16 academic year.

Bellevue College is located within the city limits of Bellevue, Washington, along the Interstate 90 corridor. The main campus is situated on 100 wooded acres within sight of the Cascade Range and the Puget Sound, approximately five miles from downtown Bellevue and 10 miles from downtown Seattle. As the third largest institution of higher learning in Washington, we open the door of higher education to more than 32,000 students each year.

Our values:

  • Affirmation of Inclusion: Our commitment to have a great place for everyone.
  • Pluralism and Diversity: We strive to maintain a diverse and welcoming campus community for students, faculty and staff.
  • Campus Sustainability: We have made a commitment to leadership in sustainable practices and education.
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits gender-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funds.

The Bellevue Community College is a Public university located in Bellevue.
The Bellevue Community College was founded in 1966.
The current president of Bellevue Community College is David L. Rule.

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