UW Bachelor's Completion Program

Getting Started

Step One

Complete your associate transfer degree at a community college or have at least 75 transferable college credits. Each institution has a separate admission. Community colleges have an open enrollment policy. Admissions and registration involve several steps and decisions.

To earn an associate transfer degree you must complete a minimum of 90 community college quarter credits, of which 25 quarter credits must be earned at one of the community colleges. You will choose one of the community colleges as the institution from which you receive your degree, but you can take courses that transfer at either college.

While completing your associate transfer degree at either Bellevue Community College or Edmonds Community College you can take coursework which fulfills pre-requisites for your University of Washington admission and major requirements. To ensure your success in completing your requirements for an associate transfer or bachelor degree you should meet with an advisor at each institution. Contact an advisor at Bellevue Community College or Edmonds Community College to consult about your associate transfer degree and University of Washington to consult about your bachelor degree:

Edmonds Community College 
Advising | 425.640.1458 | advising@edcc.edu

Bellevue Community College

University of Washington Evening Degree
Advising | 206.543.6160 | advisors@pce.uw.edu

Program Requirements for the Associate Transfer Degree

The following program requirement sheets from the two community colleges describe the specific courses necessary to complete the associate transfer degree and prepare to transfer to the University of Washington.

Step Two

Once you have completed your associate transfer degree you can apply to the University of Washington Evening Degree Program identifying your choice for one of the four majors listed below.

Bachelor of Arts

Additional Information


Student writing and quantitative skills are assessed to determine placement in those subjects. For more information about assessment at each college:


Cost information for each institution can be found at the following Web sites. (Additional fees may apply to certain courses.)


Textbooks are available online through each institution's bookstore:

Online library and learning resources are available at each institution:Library and Learning Resources

eLearning Support

For more information about eLearning support services, technical requirements, or to determine if eLearning will work for you: