CISL Pathway Partner – Whatcom Community College

“Creating opportunities. Building community. Achieving success.”


Located in the beautiful and peaceful town of Bellingham, Whatcom College (known as Whatcom), provides students an excellent academic experience in a charming and safe setting. Bellingham—an adorable city with beautiful boutiques, unique restaurants, and a true sense of community—offers students the unforgettable chance to experience the small-town feel of America. Considered one of the best community colleges in the state of Washington, Whatcom offers transfer degrees as well as professional and technical training programs, and online courses. In addition to hosting American college students from around the country, Whatcom is home to over 250 students from 30 countries.

School Highlights:

  • A beautiful location in charming Bellingham
  • A campus dedicated to international student growth and success
  • Excellent transfer program: Whatcom students go on to attend top universities in Washington, California, and beyond

Transfers to colleges and universities:

Whatcom College has one of the top transfer rates in the state of Washington to both California and Washington schools. Their transfer services provide students the information needed to successfully transfer to the school of their choice.