Bellingham Technical College is a leading educational institution, and the only technical college, in northwest Washington State. BTC offers high-quality education in a supportive, student-first environment and has been providing skills-focused education to thousands of local and regional students since 1957.

At our vibrant campus, conveniently located in the heart of Bellingham about 90 miles north of Seattle, and 60 miles south of Vancouver, BC we educate a diverse population of over 8,000 students in more than thirty associate degree and fifty certificate programs.

BTC students prepare for careers in many fields, from advanced manufacturing to accounting; process technology to pastry; registered nursing to radiologic technology.

Our approach is high-tech, hands-on, and student-centered. Smaller classes mean your instructors really know you, and most programs are structured so you’ll remain with your group throughout. At every step, you’ll know that BTC faculty and staff are here to support you in pursuit of your goals.

Office of the President

We are proud to be this community’s technical college. Our Board of Trustees, administration, faculty and staff are committed to ensuring that students receive an exceptional educational experience.  Read the Presidents Message, meet the Board of Trustees and learn about our Mission, Vision, and Goals.

Our People

Connect with BTC Employees and Departments.

Strategic Plan

Bellingham Technical College’s Strategic Plan was developed by the employees and students of BTC to guide our institutional work. More people. More ideas. Better ways to succeed.

Accreditation

Bellingham Technical College (BTC) is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. BTC’s accreditation was reaffirmed in February 2016. You can read BTC's Accreditation information and reports.

Diversity at BTC

BTC is committed to promoting and providing a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students. BTC appreciates and honors diversity.  Find out more about Diversity at BTC.

Accessibility at BTC

Bellingham Technical College provides equal opportunity for all of its educational and administrative services, programs, and activities in accordance with state and federal laws. To support our efforts to make an inclusive and accessible campus, all technology and electronic content must be appropriate, effective, and integrate access for all internal and external groups. Learn more about Accessibility at BTC.

How to Find Us

Directions, maps and building directory of the BTC Campus.

Human Resources

Find information about Jobs, Benefits, Union Contracts on the Human Resources page.

Facts & Figures

BTC has been providing skills-focused education to thousands of local and regional students since 1957.  BTC is located in beautiful Bellingham, Washington, about 90 miles north of Seattle, and 60 miles south of Vancouver, BC. Find out more Facts & Figures about our unique college.