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Bellevue College
Office of International Education

Academic & English Language Programs
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484
Phone: 425.564.3185
Fax: 425.641.0246

picture of Bellevue College
  • Setting: Suburban
  • Type: Public
  • Total Students: 38000
  • School Size: Medium
  • Type of School: College
  • Type of Housing: Homestay, Apartment
  • Cost of Attendance: $3,115 per three month quarter

Top Programs:

  1. University Transfer
  2. Intensive English
  3. International Business Programs

The Bellevue College Advantage

Established in 1966, Bellevue College is a top ranking, fully accredited college offering two year associate and four year bachelor degrees. It is the largest community college in Washington state enrolling approximately 38,000 students with over 1,000 international students from over 70 countries each year. Students choose Bellevue College for its desirable location, high quality education, small classes, dedicated faculty and rich student resources and services.

Academic Excellence

Bellevue College is recognized nationally and internationally for its academic excellence. Each year, Bellevue College is proud to transfer more students to the University of Washington and Washington State University than any other school in Washington State. In addition, Bellevue College has a high transfer rate to top universities throughout the U.S. including Columbia, Cornell, Purdue, Berkeley, UCLA and many others.

The Bellevue Location

Located in a highly desirable area of Greater Seattle, Bellevue College is in the heart of the technology corridor, which is home to iconic corporations such as Microsoft, Nintendo, Amazon and T-Mobile. The city of Bellevue is well-known for its breath-taking beauty, great employment opportunities and safe streets. Surrounded by 96-acres of evergreen trees, Bellevue College campus is a beautiful, safe and modern place to study.

Programs of Study

Bellevue College has a full-range of options to help meet your education and personal goals:

  1. University Transfer
  2. Intensive English for University Preparation/College Bridge
  3. Bachelor’s Program
  4. Professional & Technical
  5. International Business Programs

We offer scholarships to our international students each quarter (up to $100, 000 each year).

Services and Resources

The International Student Programs office provides full service support to assist international students with everything from admission and housing to extracurricular activities and cultural adjustment. Our services also include five experienced academic advisors who help students develop a personalized transfer plan that includes general education classes and introductory classes for their major.

We also provide free tutoring for English, Math and other academic subjects on a need basis.

In addition, leadership and work opportunities are also available on campus.

Rich College Life Outside The Classroom

Bellevue College has over 90 student clubs including the popular International Student Association which is dedicated to helping all students become integrated to campus life. Students can participate in many varied quarterly cultural activities including snow tubing, hiking, Mariner baseball and Thunderbird hockey games, chocolate making classes, international night, and others.

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International students can enter our programs four times each year: in fall, winter, spring or summer.


Pre-MBA Programs

Cooperative Education
(Professional Work Experience + Degree)
Finding an internship in the USA

Beyond the Books


Kristianto from Indonesia: Studies Business Administration at Bellevue College

An Nguyen, from Vietnam, is a freshman majoring in Biochemistry at Bellevue College in Washington State

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