Whatcom Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
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Whatcom Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,4111,9362,475

971 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

23 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

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.

Whatcom Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment and other expenses per full academic year.

Whatcom Community College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 162 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,116$9,534
Fees for full-time undergraduates$344$344
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$111$288

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities687687
Health Professions and Related Programs215215
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services166166
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7676
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services2121
Physical Sciences1919
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1212
Legal Professions and Studies99
Grand Total1,2691,269

A total of 1,269 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Whatcom Community College.

Graduation rate31%32%30%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff320
Instructional FTE144
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.whatcom.edu
Address237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, Washington, 98226
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population81,000