Student Body

Location
Bellevue, WA
Undergrads
6,507
Tuition (in-state)
$8,953 ($3,763)
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3 College Junior

Student Body: I don't really hear much from our student body. Our student body doesn't really talk about how they will make the school better, we hear from them maybe once every 3 months.

4 College Junior

Student Body: I am new to the area, and Bellevue college has shown me the great diversity of the urban area. There are an array of people attending the college, most of them are very friendly and smart! I love this school.

3 College Sophomore

Student Body: Most people are foreign and tend to stick to themselves.

3 College Freshman

Student Body: Since it is community college not much going on

2 College Sophomore

Student Body: It's such an odd mix. You have a range of ages from high school students in the Running Start program to folks who have been in there careers or the job market for a long time before starting at BC. You make friends mostly through your extracurriculars, sometimes in your classes. Mostly though, people go to class and go home. Oftentimes, I went a whole day on campus without speaking, except in class discussions.

Cool thing though, there are TONS of international students, so the student body is very, very diverse. You can sit in the cafeteria and listen to conversations in five different languages.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 625th
    Best Social Interaction
  • 1066th
    Friendliest Students
  • 1199th
    Smartest Students
  • 1502nd
    Most Career-Oriented Students
  • 1509th
    Most Outgoing Students

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Business Major
Hometown
Seattle
Grad Year
2012
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The average student at Bellevue College is usually a hardworking and intelligent person. Students relate by joining clubs and organizations where there are people with similar interests. Students at Bellevue College are of all different races, backgrounds, religions, sexualities, and economic classes. There is an LGBTQ club that supports people of different sexualities, as well.

Overall, Bellevue College is a very diverse and friendly college. Students welcome anyone and everyone, and embrace differences. There are many ethnic minorities and many students from all over the world. Everyone gets along and tolerates each other. There is a program at Bellevue College called the Language Exchange Program, where a fluent English-speaking student is matched with an international student that fluently speaks the language the English-speaking student is studying. These two students meet at least once a week and practice both languages. This promotes friendship and understanding between American citizens and international students.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
55%
Male Undergrads
45%
Student Diversity
African American: 4%
Asian American: 17%
Hispanic: 6%
International: 5%
Native American: 1%
White: 56%
Unknown: 9%
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 14%
18-19: 32%
20-21: 18%
22-24: 12%
25+: 23%
Out-of-State Students
1%
Common States of Residence
California
Typical Peers
Students at Bellevue are all different and have varying personalities. If it's nice out, a place where students interact is usually while sitting on the grass. Other ways students interact include hanging out in the cafeteria or getting involved in clubs and organizations.
Athletic Association
Other
Athletic Division
NWAACC
Athletic Conferences
Football: N/A
Basketball: N/A
Men Playing Varsity Sports
66 - 5%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
71 - 5%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
Student Organizations
Bellevue has lots of activities for students to participate in. Some popular clubs include: Associated Student Government, religious clubs, and Phi Theta Kappa (honor society).




ROTC Programs
Army ROTC: No
Navy ROTC: No
Air Force ROTC: No
Did You Know?
  • Bellevue College has the largest student population of all the community colleges in the state of Washington. Of all colleges in the state, BC is second only to the University of Washington in terms of population.
  • The school's mascot is the bulldog.

Student Polls

I would say students at my school are    Based on 85 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Career-oriented
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Outgoing
  • Smart

How much social and academic interaction is there between students?    Based on 86 responses

  • 9% No interaction. My classes are all online or the students at my school are there to learn and then go home.
  • 44% Some interaction, but it's mostly in the classroom.
  • 47% A lot of interaction. Students participate in clubs, study together, and hang out.

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