Bellevue College

BC Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of BC students.

BC Student Population

12,563 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Bellevue College?

BC total enrollment is approximately 12,563 students.

BC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time BC undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,581
Asian 1,273
International 796
Hispanic 611
Unknown 470
Multi-Ethnic 469
Black or African American 280
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 31

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

BC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #476 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  476 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  86.48 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does BC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


BC is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

BC is ranked 166 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  166 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  95.64 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

BC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,298
Asian 2,384
Hispanic 1,209
Unknown 1,091
Multi-Ethnic 976
International 881
Black or African American 525
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 57

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bellevue College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 846
Asian 199
Black or African American 61
Multi-Ethnic 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at BC.

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

BC ranks 659 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  659 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  82.63 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 6,969 female students and 5,594 male students at BC.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of BC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  73.88 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 763 female teachers and 447 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.31% Out of State

BC ranks 1,757 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.31% of BC students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  19 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 9 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Washington 679
Texas 2
Hawaii 1
Montana 1
California 1

International Students at BC

Students from 76 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Japan, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at BC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
36.79% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  89.83 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BC, 36.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,802
20-21 2,099
35 and over 1,767
22-24 1,682
25-29 1,487
30-34 916
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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