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Whatcom Community College
  • 4 Year
  • BELLINGHAM, WA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade C minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Whatcom is a public college located in Bellingham, Washington. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,293 undergraduate students. The Whatcom acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Accounting Technician and Bookkeeping, and Computer and Information Systems Security. Graduating 37% of students, Whatcom alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,700.

About

237 W KELLOGG RD
BELLINGHAM, WA 98226
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Athletic Division
NWAC
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Whatcom Community College Rankings

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Whatcom Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
August 18
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$8,111 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,581 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
58%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 45 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,293 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,859
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
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Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 3 responses
Poll
33%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 3 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Beautiful campus, fun instructors
    32%
  • Beautiful campus, good facilities
    25%
  • Great instructors
    25%
  • Good teachers, no community
    11%
  • Cares more about student's feelings theneducation.
    4%
  • Linguistic, ethnically, and individually diverse
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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