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Apply for Admission

Admissions Requirements

  1. Completed original signed copy of application form
  2. Original supporting financial document (less than 6 months old) showing a minimum of U.S. $17,607
  3. Non-refundable U.S. $35 application fee
    • Check made out to WCC
    • Credit Card
    • Money Order
  4. Photocopy of high school and college transcripts
  5. Photocopy of passport
  6. Essay stating career and academic goals (optional and recommended)

Financial Documents

  • Original financial documents such as bank statements from a checking or savings account must be less than 6 months old and show a minimum of U.S. $17,607.
  • Documents must be on official bank letterhead.
  • Sponsors outside your immediate family must provide a letter of support along with financial documents.

Transfer Students (Applicants studying in the U.S)

Please submit these additional forms.

  1. Photocopy of I-20, I-94, and visa
  2. Whatcom Community College Transfer-in Form

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL) is not required for admission to Whatcom Community College. All new students take English language proficiency tests at orientation.

A 61 internet-based TOEFL score (or equivalent) allows students to enroll in at least one college-level course.

Please send complete application packets to:

Whatcom Community College
International Programs
237 W Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226

For more information please contact:

Sandra Kimura, Associate Director of International Programs -- Marketing and Recruiting
Phone: (360) 383-3243 | Fax: (360) 383-3241
International Programs Office
Syre Student Center 201