Cost & Assistance
A nonrefundable fee of $125 is required to apply to the program. In addition to processing the application, the fee covers a personal assessment by the program chair of your prior educational record and preparation of a detailed education plan to meet your goals.
Tuition and Fees
The bachelor of applied science program includes some lower division general education courses and courses taught at the 300- and 400-level. Courses numbered 200 and below will be charged tuition at the resident community college tuition rate. Courses numbered 300 and above will be charged at the HCTM bachelor’s program rate of $245.45 per credit.
Students pursuing the bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree who are eligible for financial aid will be able to apply for federal, state and institutional grant funds, such as the Pell Grant, WA State Need Grant, Bellevue College-sponsored grant, federal student loan, or work study. To determine whether you are eligible for financial aid you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. To find out more information about financial aid, please visit the BC financial aid website at http://bellevuecollege.edu/fa.
There are a number of scholarships available to students through the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) http://www.himss.org/foundation/schlr.asp.
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is also available for students who are pursuing their first Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) or Health Care. http://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement for education that is related to an employee’s work. Please check with your human resources department to see if you are eligible.