About Us

Bellevue College empowers people from all backgrounds to reach their full potential and achieve their goals. Offering a public, open access higher education, the 100-acre campus sits 5 miles from the heart of Bellevue, Washington, and 10 from downtown Seattle. Our location makes it easy to get a life-changing education close to home.

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Education for What’s Next

Build expertise to boost your career. Chart a course to a college degree. Or simply learn things that bring you joy.

At Bellevue College, you experience public education at its best. Our classes and degrees prepare you for real-world opportunities. Advisors guide you toward fields where you can thrive. They keep you on track, helping you finish on time. 

Become part of a diverse and welcoming community that fuels your success.

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About Us

We strive to maintain a diverse and welcoming community, as well as a sustainable campus, for students, faculty and staff.

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Leadership

Get to know the trustees who set the college’s strategic direction, as well as the President and see our organizational chart.

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Achieve Your Goals

Ready to launch your career? Or gain an academic edge? Our programs of study are focused to help you succeed. They lead to a wide selection of degrees and certificates: 14 bachelor’s degrees, 9 associate transfer degrees, 23 professional/technical programs, and 64 certificates.

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Jobs

Browse our list of current job openings, download applications and find out why BC is a great place to work.

Points of Pride

We know college is a big decision, which is why we’re dedicated to your success at BC and beyond.

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$167,895 in Grants & Scholarships

42% of students who applied received a BC grant or scholarship, totaling more than $167K.

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Value for Your Investment

No college in Washington state has a better 10-year return on investment than BC.

Why Bellevue College?

BC Community Highlights

The latest news and highlights from Bellevue College campus and community.

Bellevue College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently recognized Bellevue College as one of 52 colleges and universities with the highest number of faculty or administrators selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. 

Bellevue College Students Invited to Exploring Pathways Career Panels 

Held Jan. 30-Feb. 1, this event will include a career-focused series of speaker panels featuring working professionals, including Bellevue College alumni, in a variety of different careers. The event will kick off with a keynote address by a former college faculty member turned data scientist . Throughout the week, students will have the opportunity to learn more about what is involved in various career paths and how to better prepare themselves for entry into these careers.

Bellevue College and Complexe Scolaire Renew Partnership 

Presidents of Bellevue College and Complexe Scolaire Bellevue recently renewed their strategic partnership to expand opportunities for international students in Africa. Complexe Scolaire Bellevue is a primary and secondary school named after Bellevue College and is based in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo.