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Bellingham Technical College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Bellingham Technical College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bellingham Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Bellingham Technical College was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Bellingham Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Bellingham Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bellingham Technical College is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bellingham Technical College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bellingham Technical College

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,316 undergraduates at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute with 1,441 being full-time and 875 being part-time.

Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute is 33.65 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  33.65 out of 100
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How Much Does Bellingham Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute is $4,111. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $5,986 a year. That adds up to $23,944 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute is 17.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute make about $43,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Bellingham Technical College make the most money.

Location of Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham Technical College is a public institution situated in Bellingham, Washington. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Bellingham Technical College

Contact details for Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-1599
Phone: 360-752-7000

Bellingham Technical College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 11 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
General Business/Commerce 0 NA
Marketing 0 NA
Computer Science 0 NA
Computer Systems Networking 0 NA
Data Entry 0 NA
Building Management & Inspection 0 NA
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bellingham Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 797 students took at least one online class at Bellingham Technical College. This is a decrease from the 893 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 797 272
2016-2017 893 302
2015-2016 803 268
2014-2015 735 233
2013-2014 613 209

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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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