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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

$1,245 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
63% of students receive aid
43% get federal aid ($4,137 avg)
36% get state aid ($2,814 avg)
20% get institn'l aid ($1,245 avg)
10% get loans ($4,447 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 $5,605 54%
Federal Grant Aid $4,137 43%
Pell Grants $4,107 43%
Other Federal Grants $565 2%
Institution Grant Aid $1,245 20%
State Grant Aid $2,814 36%
Student Loans $4,447 10%
Federal Loans $4,199 9%
Other Loans $7,805 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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