Tuition and Fees

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2018-19 BBCC tuition and fees 

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HB 1079

Certain students who do not otherwise qualify as Washington residents may be eligible for resident tuition rates. To be eligible students must have:

  • Resided in Washington state for the 3 years immediately prior to receiving a high school diploma and completed the full senior year at a Washington high school.
  • OR completed the equivalent of a high school diploma and resided in Washington state for the 3 years immediately before receiving the equivalent of the diploma.
  • AND continuously resided in Washington state since earning the high school diploma or its equivalent.

Students who meet the above criteria and have filed an application for admission must submit a signed WA Higher Education Residency Affidavit.

If you believe you qualify for resident tuition under this program, please print, complete and sign the form above and return it to the Student Services office in the 1400 Building.


HB 1795 Disclosure

RCW 28B.15.0681(5)(a) and (b) requires that institutions of higher education provide certain information to all undergraduate resident students.

5a) Fiscal Year 2018 Sources of Institutional Revenue:

  • State: $10,976,543
  • Grants & Contracts: $3,188,588
  • Local: $1,936,034
  • Tuition: $4,116,282
  • Total: $20,217,447

5b) Tuition revenue, as defined by RCW 28B.15.020, includes the Building Fee and the Operating Fee. Building Fee revenue is appropriated by the legislature specifically for buildings, equipment, maintenance and other capital projects. The list below shows the major activities supported by Operating fees revenue in fiscal year 2018.

  • Instruction: $2,479,052
  • Primary Academic Support: $369,941
  • Library: $204,517
  • Student Services: $737,074
  • Institutional Support: $1,168,806
  • Plant Operations: $878,885
  • Total: $5,838,275
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