Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham, WA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,706
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 52% / 48% (2017)

First generation college students: 40.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 20.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 39.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 16.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 6.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 3.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 64.8%
Black: 1.1%
Hispanic: 14.1%
Asian: 4.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 7.4%
Non-resident alien: 0.1%
Unknown race: 6.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $8,265
In-State tuition: $4,004
Out-of-State tuition: $5,227

Estimated books and supplies: $942 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,650 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $47,255 (2017)
Median Family Income: $16,695 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 35.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 12.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $17,459 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $185 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $3,799
$30k-48k $0
$48k-75k $0
$75k-110k $0
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 37%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.6% (2019)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $17,459 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,555 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $9,834 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $10,699 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 53.4% (2015)
@3 year 59.0% (2017)
@5 year 73.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 35.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 38.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation:
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $53,101 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. 20
Associate's Degree Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 4
Associate's Degree Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 18
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 26 $51,199 ($4,267)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 28
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering Technology, General. 45
Associate's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 47
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 38 $85,012 ($7,084)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 6
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 6
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Physical Science Technologies/Technicians. 4
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 17
Associate's Degree Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 27
Associate's Degree Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 20 $129,758 ($10,813)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 68
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 26 $46,006 ($3,834)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 52
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 34 $44,256 ($3,688)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 13
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 25
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 26
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 18
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 40 $58,495 ($4,875)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 3
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 56 $72,909 ($6,076)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 58
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 11
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 6
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 63
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Marketing. 7
Associate's Degree Marketing. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $76,968
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $3,325,707 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $4,476,845 (2022)