Whatcom Community College
Whatcom Community College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Bellingham.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,411 students attend the school. Every year 31% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Whatcom Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,116, and fees were $344. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,534 and $344 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students4,411|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 79 miles radius of Whatcom Community College
Bellingham Technical College
2 miles away
Western Washington University
4 miles away
Skagit Valley College
26 miles away
64 miles away
Edmonds Community College
68 miles away
73 miles away
University of Washington-Bothell Campus
73 miles away
North Seattle College
76 miles away
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
77 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
79 miles away
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
09/01/2009 - 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||$111/credit|
|In State Students||$111/credit|
|Out of State Students||$288/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, 64% of Whatcom Community 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||3%||$622|
|State Grant & Scholarships||39%||$2,891|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||20%||$1,454|
|Federal Student Loans||8%||$5,589|
$7,291Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,749|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,659|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,746|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,646|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.