Bellingham Technical College: Narrative Description

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3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Tel: (360)738-0221; Admissions: (360)738-3105; Fax: (360)676-2798; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Total enrollment: 4,159. 656 applied, 88% were admitted. 1 class president, 1 valedictorian. 2% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.3% international, 52% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $33.17. State resident tuition: $2398 full-time. Mandatory fees: $600 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Information Technology Resource Center with 9,537 books, 5,023 serials, 823 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $220,000. 14 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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