Bellevue College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Bellevue.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,322 students attend the school. Every year 24% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Bellevue College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,468, and fees were $231. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,821 and $231 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students13,322|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Bellevue College Associate in Applied Science Transfer Degree in Nursing is designed to prepare students for the national licensure examination as well as offering an opportunity for continued education. The program incorporates theoretical instruction in general education and science courses as well as clinical experience practice.
The curriculum is offered in a 6 quarter format for full time students with classes and laboratory sessions scheduled during the day. Clinical practice hours will vary depending on the availability of facilities. The quarter format is particularly fitted to students who need to balance professional and other responsibilities as the same time as attending the program part time.
Part time students can complete the curriculum in 10 quarters with classes and laboratory sessions offered on the weekends and in the evenings.
- Bellevue college application and application for the nursing program
- TEAS V
- COMPASS E test
- Transcripts for pre-requisite general education courses (all general education credits (39 credits) need to be completed before enrolling in the program)
- Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher
- Interview with admission Committee
Applicants will also be expected to submit immunization records, criminal record disclosure and current CPR certification for healthcare providers.
Applicants seeking admission as full time students in the fall semester will be notified in April and May while applicants seeking admission on a part time basis will receive notification in December or January.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1970 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
06/11/2015 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$105/credit|
|In State Students||$105/credit|
|Out of State Students||$282/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 49% of Bellevue College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$2,367|
|State Grant & Scholarships||21%||$3,330|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||17%||$1,489|
|Federal Student Loans||13%||$5,977|
$7,337Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,296|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,855|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,508|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,111|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.