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Whatcom Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,775 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,031 tuition
$7,632 on campus room & board
$827 books and supplies
$285 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$18,077 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,333 tuition
$7,632 on campus room & board
$827 books and supplies
$285 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,350 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
64% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,226 avg)
39% get state aid ($2,757 avg)
21% get institn'l aid ($1,350 avg)
11% get loans ($5,154 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,461 56%
Federal Grant Aid $4,226 40%
Pell Grants $4,161 40%
Other Federal Grants $758 3%
Institution Grant Aid $1,350 21%
State Grant Aid $2,757 39%
Student Loans $5,154 11%
Federal Loans $4,851 10%
Other Loans $10,166 1%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 383-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $109
Out of State $285


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • David from Bellingham, WA
  • May-03-2017 I am a current student here

    I have had nothing but fun at this school and loved learning in a small environment. I am so appreciative of this school and what it does to go above and beyond for their diverse group of students.

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  • 4
  • Cassidy from Ferndale, WA
  • May-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Overall the school is cheap, high quality education and great things designed to help out a students success.

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  • 5
  • An optimist from Bellingham, WA
  • Apr-24-2014 I am a current student here

    I am having a great time being back in school, and i feel that Whatcom CC itself is a large part of that! Since I graduated over a decade ago, i have earned some life experience and have developed more patience for academic rigor too. The friends i have made, both students and teachers, are enriching my life with their outlook on life and delightful personalities!

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