Whatcom Community College

  • Washington


237 West Kellogg Road
United States

About Us


Whatcom Community College is accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. WCC is a public associate degree granting college with an accomplished faculty and staff who serve 11,000 students annually on its beautiful 72-acre campus in Bellingham, Washington, through face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. Whatcom offers transfer degrees, professional and technical training programs, as well as basic education, job skills, and community & continuing education classes. The College is committed to equal opportunity and believes diversity of experiences and cultures enrich our campus community. For more information about WCC, please visit www.whatcom.edu.


Whatcom’s campus is located in Bellingham (population 86,720). Bellingham showcases a strong commitment to education and is regularly rated on “best of the Northwest” lists. The 12th largest city in Washington State, Bellingham is midway between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. Canada. The city is surrounded by the rural landscape of Whatcom County (population 212,540), which is home to a thriving network of farms and scenic wilderness. As you explore our community, you’ll discover historic neighborhoods, waterfront cities, farmlands and mountain towns all within a few dozen miles of each other. Bellingham and Whatcom County are known for their outdoor activities and being ranked second in the nation for arts businesses per capita. Whether your idea of fun is visiting galleries, watching live theater, kayaking, hiking, snowboarding, or unwinding with a good book, you’ll love Bellingham and Whatcom County. To learn more about Bellingham, please visit: www.bellingham.org