Bellingham Technical College: Review & Facts

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Bellingham Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 2,435 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Bellingham, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
At Bellingham Technical College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

BTC implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Medical Assistant, Welding, and Electrical and Electronics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
Bellingham Technical College student retention rate is fair at 70% (close to Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bellingham Technical College is below average - 55%. Roughly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at BTC is reasonable: 23:1. Read more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,500
Average tuition price is very low - $3,500 per year. The additional fees at Bellingham Technical College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; which comes to $4,500 per year.

Read the details about Bellingham Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Bellingham Technical College might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at BTC is $37.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Bellingham Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (360) 752-7000 or check Bellingham Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Bellingham Technical College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at BTC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Bellingham Technical College.

Based on the college crime data, Bellingham Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bellingham Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bellingham Technical College, 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599, USA
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