Get a head start on college while you’re still in high school.
Bellingham Technical College's College in the High School program is a cooperative arrangement between local school districts and Bellingham Technical College (BTC). The program allows high school students opportunity to earn BTC college credit while simultaneously earning their high school credit for approved advanced high school courses. The courses are taught by qualified high school teachers who work closely with BTC to ensure the work that the students perform in the high school course is equivalent to the college course. View the College in the High School Checklist for a list of steps.
- Complete college-level coursework at your high school without having to pay full college tuition, buy books or pay lab/material fees.
To be eligible to participate in Bellingham Technical College's College in the High School Program, a student must:
- Be qualified as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior at a Washington public high school.
- Attend a high school where BTC has an articulation agreement with a qualified high school instructor.
- Place into & Enroll in an eligible course
Information for Teachers
View our CHS Teachers Handbook
Sign up for a Campus Tour! Campus tours are offered three times per week and by appointment when possible. Sign up by calling 360.752.8345. Please note: Programs with off-site classrooms and lab facilities, such as our Fisheries Technology program & Composites Engineering, must be arranged with faculty and scheduled separately.