Whatcom Community College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7011 of 14,131 In the World
#1858 of 2,597 In North America
#1770 of 2,496 In the United States
#41 of 57 In Washington
#3 of 4 In Bellingham

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
65%
Undergraduates
2,719
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.whatcom.edu

Whatcom Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

157 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,525 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Whatcom Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1582 (59%)
Hispanic 339 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 215 (8%)
Two or more races 201 (7%)
Asian 155 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 150 (6%)
Black or African American 39 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 13 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,428
Students receiving aid
65%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $4,419
Tuition in-state $4,419
Tuition out-of-state $9,864
Fee in-district $345
Fee in-state $345
Fee out-of-state $345

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 233
Room charge $8,550

Whatcom Community College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 557
Business & Commerce, General 54
Physical Therapy Assistant 33
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 30
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 29
Computer Support Specialist 24
Prepress & Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 20
Medical & Clinical Assistant 15
Physical Sciences, General 15
Business Administration and Management, General 13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 13
Network and System Administration & Administrator 12
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 11
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 8
Mechanical Engineering 7
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 5
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 4
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 3
Banking and Financial Support Services 2
Chemical Engineering 2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2
Music, General 1
Grand Total 848 12
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 42% 36% 48%

Publications & Citations

Publications
32
Citations
288

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
15 / 137
Environmental Science
8 / 127
Psychology
7 / 68
Math Teachers
6 / 43
Medicine
6 / 37
Mathematics
6 / 43
Social Psychology
5 / 56
Sociology
5 / 10
Gender Studies
4 / 14
Political Science
4 / 40
Ecology
3 / 84
Demography
3 / 72
Sexology
3 / 12
Computer Science
3 / 57
Geography and Cartography
2 / 5
Earth science and Geophysics
2 / 32
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 16
Art & Design
2 / 26
Family medicine
2 / 2
Special Education
2 / 12
Engineering
2 / 26
Construction Management
1 / 0
Early Childhood Education
1 / 11
Physical Therapy
1 / 11
Project Management
1 / 0
Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 / 0
Business
1 / 0
Health Science
1 / 24
Healthcare Management (MHA)
1 / 0
Public Health
1 / 2
Agricultural Science
1 / 6
UX/UI Desgin
1 / 26
Sports Medicine
1 / 11
Human-Computer Interaction
1 / 26
Political Economy
1 / 0
Botany
1 / 6
Engineering Management
1 / 0
Biology
1 / 6
Economics
1 / 0
Law
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 3
1993 1 5
1994 1 6
1995 0 8
1996 0 3
1997 0 9
1998 0 3
1999 0 8
2000 1 4
2001 1 11
2002 1 6
2003 1 13
2004 1 10
2005 1 14
2006 1 17
2007 1 8
2008 0 28
2009 1 28
2010 1 30
2011 0 23
2012 0 27
2013 3 28
2014 1 21
2015 2 25
2016 2 37
2017 4 35
2018 2 31
2019 1 65
2020 0 35
2021 8 46

General info

Total FTE staff 350
Carnegie Classification Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address 237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, Washington, 98226
United States
City population 91,000
Phone 3603833000