Frequently Asked Questions


Can I take my prerequisites online?

Yes! Many prerequisites are offered through Whatcom Community College, Washington Online and...

What is the cost of the Nursing program?

Students are responsible for the usual tuition and fees charged at Whatcom Community College. In addition...

Are there any special requirements for students in the RN program?

The RN program is full-time, very demanding and requires...

What are the standards to be successful in the RN program?

Students of Whatcom Community College's Nursing Program must be...

Is the RN program accredited?

Whatcom Community College is accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universitites. (NWCCU)

Does the RN program transfer to a Baccalaureate Institution?

Program graduates may transfer to some baccalaureate (four-year) institutions.

What is the employment outlook?

The starting salary in the Puget Sound area may average...