General Information About Whatcom Community College
The primary mission of the Quimby Library is to provide services and to coordinate programs and collections which support and reflect the purpose of the institution. By providing access to information resources, the library contributes uniquely to the definition and implementation of the College's academic priorities and goals. It performs this function by providing materials in various formats for use by students and faculty in their studies, instruction and research. In doing so, it takes into account the fact that learning is a multifaceted and continuing process that encompasses diverse tools and methods. The Library strives to be an active element in the teaching-learning process of the institution. The Library is central to the College's identity as an intellectual enterprise. As an educational resource, the Library extends its services to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 60%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,046 Native American 62 Asian 250 African American 75 Hispanic 304 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,785 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0