Bellingham Technical College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 72.84%
Average number of students tested annually: 43
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bellingham Technical College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 38 60.53 92.83
2011 47 83 90.32
2010 44 75 89.66
2009 20 85 90.11
2008 35 91 88.28
2007 27 81.5 87.91
2006 22 86.4 91.59

LPN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 96.81%
Average number of students tested annually: 75
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bellingham Technical College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 73 98.63 92.83
2011 72 95.8 90.32
2010 80 96 89.66
2009 74 91 90.11
2008 59 91.5 88.28
2007 63 88.9 87.91
2006 82 92.7 91.59

LPN to ADN Program

The Bellingham Technical College program for nurses is designed for students who have graduated from a Practical Nursing Program and who possess an up to date Washington State LPN license.

The program is specifically intended for graduates from the Bellingham LPN program and PN graduates will be given priority in the application process.

The LPN-RN prepares graduates to be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be a licensed Registered Nurse.

The program is offered in three quarters of study with each quarter requiring an average of 140 hours of study. The curriculum consists of a combination of theoretical instruction, laboratory and clinical practice.

The class schedule consists of one to three six-eight hour days a week while clinical practice experience at health care facilities are scheduled Thursdays through Sundays during the day or in the evening.

Admission to the program is usually offered twice a year depending on the availability of space.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Current LPN License for practice in Washington
  • Proof of having completed a minimum of 1000 hours of experience as an LPN in the last five years
  • Completed application for the College
  • Official transcripts for pre-requisite courses.
  • Fill Criminal History Background Check

An applicant accepted into the program will be required to submit health assessment report, drug panel screening, current CPR certification and a current copy of LPN license. 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 72.84%
Average number of students tested annually: 43
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bellingham Technical College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 38 60.53 92.83
2011 47 83 90.32
2010 44 75 89.66
2009 20 85 90.11
2008 35 91 88.28
2007 27 81.5 87.91
2006 22 86.4 91.59

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Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225