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Whatcom Community College
Whatcom Community College 237 W Kellogg Rd Bellingham, WA 98226 Phone: (360) 383-3000
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • 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.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 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

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