|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||164 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Whatcom Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Whatcom Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,333 and in-state students paid $4,031.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of Whatcom Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 43% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,107 (which is 6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Whatcom Community College in 2016-2017, was 27, which is 9% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,199 (which is 7.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Whatcom Community College has enrolled a total of 4,507 students (2,392 students full-time and 2,115 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,507 students, 289 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 54 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Two or more races: 6%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Black/African American: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Whatcom Community College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||38%||1,398|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||15%||555|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||9%||339|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||138|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||1%||36|
|Legal Professions And Studies||1%||28|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||19|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Whatcom Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Whatcom Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,600. Last year, out of the total 3,719 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,384 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,123 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,669 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|