Whatcom Community College Rankings

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In the World#5951 of 14178
In North America#1555 of 2629
In the United States#1475 of 2528
In Washington#31 of 57
In Bellingham#2 of 4

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
58%
Undergraduates
4,152
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Whatcom Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,106 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1 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

White2456 (60%)
Hispanic563 (14%)
Two or more races314 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown275 (7%)
Asian228 (6%)
Nonresident Alien195 (5%)
Black or African American73 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native13 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,581
Students receiving aid
58%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$4,305
Tuition in-state$4,305
Tuition out-of-state$9,750
Fee in-district$345
Fee in-state$345
Fee out-of-state$345

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity145
Room charge$6,435

Whatcom Community College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies621
Business & Commerce, General48
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant40
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance39
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse26
Physical Sciences20
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping20
Business Administration and Management, General19
Prepress & Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13
Computer Support Specialist13
Network and System Administration & Administrator8
Legal Assistant & Paralegal7
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration7
Mechanical Engineering6
Banking and Financial Support Services5
Medical & Clinical Assistant5
Massage Therapy & Therapeutic Massage4
Chemical Engineering4
Hospitality Administration & Management, General2
Forensic Science and Technology1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1
Grand Total9178
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate37%31%41%

Publications & Citations

Publications
46
Citations
594

Publication count by topic

Mathematics
14
Psychology
9
Biology
5
Political science
4
Sociology
3
Physics
3
Geography
2
Computer science
2
Medicine
2
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science335826
Sociology45489
Physics463514
Psychology467079
Biology5056101
Geography54013
Computer science553926
Medicine606810

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199411
199502
199601
199700
199801
199903
200011
200100
200214
200311
200413
200512
200615
200715
200807
2009114
2010120
201108
2012019
201337
2014118
2015222
2016217
2017418
2018217
2019137
2020121

General info

WikipediaWhatcom Community College
Total FTE staff350
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, Washington, 98226
United States
City population81,000
Phone3603833000