Whatcom Community College

2023 Tuition & Fees $10,731
Student Population 3,850
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,882
Graduation Rate 34 %
Students:Faculty 13 : 1

Academic Overview

Whatcom Community College is a public, four-years institute located in Bellingham, Washington. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Medium by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $4,981 for Washington residents and $10,731 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 3,850 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Whatcom Community College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Whatcom CC's tuition & fees is $4,981 for Washington residents and $10,731 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Washington ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Whatcom CC.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,882 and 47% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,850 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Whatcom Community College is 34 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Whatcom Community College is 21 %
Transfer-out Rate
Student Population for Whatcom Community College is 3,850
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Whatcom Community College is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,882 at Whatcom Community College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address237 W Kellogg Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226
Online Applicationwhatcom.edu/admissions/apply-now/
Financial Aidwhatcom.edu/get-started/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatormywcc.whatcom.edu/NetPriceCalc/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwhatcom.edu/get-started/tuition-fees
Disability Servicewhatcom.edu/student-services/access-disability-services

Offered Degrees

Whatcom CC offers 54 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate140
Associate's Degree240
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Whatcom Community College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:230)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Whatcom Community College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges