With about 4,000 students, Bellingham Technical College is the only two-year technical college in northwest Washington. BTC has an 82% job placement rate for recent graduates.
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Whatcom Community College serves 11,000 students annually; 79 percent of graduates will earn transfer degrees to continue their educations at four-year colleges or universities. The remaining 21 percent of graduates will earn professional-technical degrees in high-demand fields.
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