Bellevue College Graduates Top the List of Median Wages

Bellevue College Main EntranceDr. Leslie Heizer Newquist, Dean of Bellevue College’s Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute was recently featured in a Seattle Times article about the program’s baccalaureate degrees.

The median wages of Bellevue College grads with a bachelor’s degree was $48,200 in 2013 — higher than the median for UW grads.

That figure is a testament to the community college system’s popular and growing program of applied baccalaureate degrees. Dr. Leslie Heizer Newquist, said Bellevue College graduated about 50 students from two new applied baccalaureate degree programs in 2013.


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