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.
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.
We strive to maintain a diverse and welcoming community, as well as a sustainable campus, for students, faculty and staff.
Get to know the trustees who set the college’s strategic direction, as well as the President and see our organizational chart.
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.
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.
$167,895 in Grants & Scholarships
42% of students who applied received a BC grant or scholarship, totaling more than $167K.
Highest Paid 2-Year Graduates
The median annual salary of our 2-year degree alumni - $81,900 - ranks #1 in Washington state.
Value for Your Investment
No college in Washington state has a better 10-year return on investment than BC.
BC Community Highlights
The latest news and highlights from Bellevue College campus and community.
For the third consecutive year, Newsweek has collaborated with the respected global data firm Statista to unveil America's Top Online Colleges and America's Top Online Learning Providers 2024. Rankings are based on a survey of over 9,000 online learners, as well as our research about the institutions. Bellevue College is ranked in the top 20 - just below Harvard and Yale.
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.
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.
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.
Policies and Procedures
Browse our college-wide policies and procedures.