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Whatcom Community College

Bellingham, WA 2-Year Public
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Whatcom Community College Academics

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Whatcom Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Whatcom Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Whatcom Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Whatcom Community College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Whatcom Community College?

Whatcom Community College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Whatcom Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Whatcom Community College

When choosing a major, Whatcom Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Whatcom Community College.

Student Designed Majors

Whatcom Community College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Whatcom Community College does not require students to complete a senior project.


Frequently Asked Questions About Whatcom Community College


Does Whatcom Community College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Whatcom Community College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Whatcom Community College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Whatcom Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Whatcom Community College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Whatcom Community College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Whatcom Community College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Whatcom Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Whatcom Community College Require Internships?

🟨 Whatcom Community College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Whatcom Community College


Whatcom Community College Library

The main library on campus is the Whatcom Community College Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Whatcom Community College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Whatcom Community College, contact the university directly.

ROTC

Does Whatcom Community College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Whatcom Community College does not have any ROTC programs.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,719

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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