Bellevue College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,928
2.67% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,404
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.55%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
10,617
52.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
30.5%
136 Graduates

About

Bellevue College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Bellevue College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,255 degrees awarded), General Business (149 degrees), and Registered Nursing (58 degrees).

In 2022, 2,387 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bellevue College. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (935 degrees), 1.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (495 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bellevue College is $3,928, which is $−8,036 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Bellevue College is $3,928, which is $−8,036 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,404.

In 2022, 21% of undergraduate students attending Bellevue College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,928
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Bellevue College was $3,928. The cost of tuition at Bellevue College is $−8,036 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$11,404
2022 Value
16.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Bellevue College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,404. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Bellevue College grew by 16.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,467
Room and Board
$942
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bellevue College was of $12,467 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.16% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $942. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.29% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

21%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

21% of undergraduate students at Bellevue College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 10.5% with respect to 2021, when 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.55%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Bellevue College was 1.55%, which represents 10 out of the 644 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Bellevue College had a total enrollment of 10,617 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Bellevue College is 5,547 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,070. This means that 52.2% of students enrolled at Bellevue College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bellevue College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.1% White, 23.3% Asian, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.83% Two or More Races, 4.82% Black or African American, 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.198% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bellevue College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (19.9%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Asian Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bellevue College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,617 students. The full-time enrollment at Bellevue College is 5,547 and the part-time enrollment is 5,070. This means that 52.2% of students enrolled at Bellevue College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,154 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    2,471 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,188 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Bellevue College is 39.1% White, 23.3% Asian, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.83% Two or More Races, 4.82% Black or African American, 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.198% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 609 students (5.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 525 more women than men received degrees from Bellevue College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bellevue College is white (935 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (495 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Bellevue College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,255 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (149 degrees) and Registered Nursing (58 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Bellevue College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (234 degrees), and Physical Sciences (38 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bellevue College are Software developers (600,705 people), Other managers (250,299 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (169,882 people), Postsecondary teachers (158,914 people), and Computer occupations, all other (134,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Bellevue College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (234 degrees), Physical Sciences (38 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (72 degrees), and Science Technologies (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bellevue College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Bellevue College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (234 degrees), Physical Sciences (38 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (72 degrees), and Science Technologies (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bellevue College are Computer Systems Design (679,439 people), Elementary & secondary schools (391,436 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,791 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (193,627 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (141,135 people).

The most specialized majors at Bellevue College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (234 degrees), Physical Sciences (38 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (72 degrees), and Science Technologies (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bellevue College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,255 degrees awarded
  2. 149 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Bellevue College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,255 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

931
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,456
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 931 degrees were awarded to men at Bellevue College, which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,456).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 501 degrees were awarded to men at Bellevue College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.664 times less than the 754 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 754 degrees were awarded to men at Bellevue College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.5 times more than the 501 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (36.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Bellevue College is Male and Two or More Races (36.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.35% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    935 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    495 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bellevue College is white (935 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (495 degrees).

10.2% of degree recipients (244 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    574 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    361 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    305 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bellevue College is white female (574 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (361 degrees).

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Operations

Bellevue College has an endowment valued at nearly $13.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 172k (1.28%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Bellevue College had a total salary expenditure of 142M. Bellevue College employs 96 Associate professors, 65 Professors and 38 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bellevue College are Female Associate professor (49), Male Associate professor (47), and Female Professor (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bellevue College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 150 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 85 employees, and Service with 54 employees.

Endowment

$13.4M
2022 Endowment
10.6%
decline from 2021

Bellevue College has an endowment valued at about $13.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Bellevue College declined 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $232k lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.88M - Federal
  2. $1.68M - State
  3. $40.7k - Local

As of 2022, Bellevue College received $2.88M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.68M from state grants and contracts, and $40.7k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$70.2M
2022 Salaries
0.986%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Bellevue College paid a median of $70.2M in salaries, which represents 49.3% of their overall expenditure ($142M) and a 0.986% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.4M
Instructional Salaries
203
Number of Employees

In 2022, Bellevue College paid a total of $18.4M to 203 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
96 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
150 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bellevue College were Associate professor with 96 employees, Professor with 65 employees, and Assistant professor with 38 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bellevue College were Office and Administrative Support with 150 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 85 employees, and Service with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bellevue College was Female Associate professor with 49 employees, Male Associate professor with 47 employees, and Female Professor with 42 employees.

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