Bellevue College is a large public college offering ESL, two-year associate's and four-year bachelor’s degrees. Located in the Greater Seattle area, Bellevue is home to famous companies like Microsoft, Nintendo, Amazon, and T-Mobile. The city of Bellevue is well known for its breathtaking beauty, great employment opportunities, and safe streets. Surrounded by 96-acres of evergreen trees, Bellevue College campus is a beautiful, safe, and modern place to study. Bellevue College hosts more than 1,700 international students from over 70 countries each year. Students choose Bellevue College for its desirable location, high-quality education, small classes, dedicated faculty, and rich student resources and services.
This intensive academic English program helps students improve speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills so that they may enter American colleges and universities. The ESL program is great if you plan to enter an American college or university or you are simply looking to improve your academic English skills.
The Bridge Program combines one advanced ESL class plus one college academic class and prepares students to enter a U.S. college or university. The ESL class covers reading and writing skills, oral presentations, use of reference materials, effective preparation, and test taking skills. There is a heavy emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills and taking personal responsibility for learning.
The International Business Professions (IBP) program is a full-time, one year professional development program. IBP is a great program for university students and working professionals to:
Students begin in ESL, IBP, and college-level courses and then participate in observational internships in English-speaking environments. The IBP classes, training, and experience will give you a competitive career advantage!
Several apartments are near the campus and within walking distance of the college or a short bus ride away. It is best to apply at least two months before you arrive as the apartments are in great demand. Please note that furniture is not included in apartment rentals. When you...read all
If you wish to arrange a homestay, please contact one of the housing companies on our website directly to arrange housing. Housing companies normally need at least 30 days before your expected arrival to arrange your housing. Otherwise, you may be required to stay in a hotel until your housing...read all