Bellevue College is committed to maintaining an environment in which every member of the campus community feels welcome to participate in the life of the college, free from harassment and discrimination. It values the different backgrounds at the College, and students, faculty, staff members, and administrators are to treat one another with dignity and respect. If learning is the passion, the college has hundreds of fantastic educational opportunities for students of all ages.
The students can choose from professional development, personal enrichment, computer classes, special programs or career options. The college programs are designed for people with diverse interests at different stages of life. Whether it is a new college student, a seasoned professional, or a dedicated hobbyist, it has programs that help students pursue their educational goals and personal interests. BC offers many classes to help students improve literacy skills or learn English. Fee-based intensive English and non-credit community ESL classes are available for international students.
The College offers advising to current and returning Bellevue College students who are earning Associate’s and professional/technical degrees and certificates. It aims to support student and their unique needs by helping them develop plans to achieve their educational, career, and life goals. Different centers available within the college to support the needs are, Academic Success Center, Counseling Center, Disability Resource Center, Early Learning Center.
Bellevue College is located within the city limits of Bellevue, Washington, along the Interstate 90 corridor. The main campus is situated on 100 wooded acres within sight of the Cascade Range and the Puget Sound, approximately five miles from downtown Bellevue and 10 miles from downtown Seattle. As the third largest institution of higher learning in Washington, BC opens the door of higher education to more than 32,000 students each year.