Olympic College

Olympic College is a two-year public serving community college located in Bremerton, Washington , US. Olympic College offers associate programmes and bachelor's degree courses in fields of Filmmaking, Computer Information Systems, Nursing/Healthcare, and Organizational leadership and resource management. Olympic College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities to award certificate courses and degree pogrammes.

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School Description

Olympic College traces it's roots back to 1946 when it opened doors as Olympic Junior College. Olympic College initially enrolled 575 students of which 423 men and 152 women at its main campus building located in Bremerton, Washington.

Today, Olympic College has expanded from a two-year community college to a higher learning institute offering selected four-year bachelor's courses. Olympic College campus sprawls across 33 acres in Bremerton with two satellite campus extensions in Poulsbo and Shelton in Washington. Olympic College's three campuses combined serve an average of 12,000 students annually from within Kitsap and Mason counties. Olympic College gives its students opportunity to transfer their credits and complete bachelors degree on completion of associate degree at one of its local partner schools like Washington State University and Western Washington University.

  • 01Top 10 Community College in the US in 2015-2016 and #16 Community College in the nation in 2017-2018. Top partner transfer universities.
  • 02Strong engineering and science program (wind tunnel on-campus: practical experience aeronautical)

Pathway Programs

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Biology

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Business

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Engineering

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Hospitality Management

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Nursing

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA

    Psychology

    USD 9,354 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    The Olympic College Foundation offers scholarship opportunities to Olympic College students or high school students planning to attend Olympic College. The Foundation will provide over $900,330 in scholarship support to OC students for the 2017-2018 academic year including general, nursing and the Herbert Goodman Merit Scholarship awards. 

    All Foundation scholarships are privately funded and subject to criteria established by the donor. Awards are based on many factors, so please read carefully and respond to the criteria for each individual scholarship. Award amounts are determined by the donor. The Foundation is not responsible for scholarships withdrawn by the donor. 

    • Olympic College named as TOP 10 community college in the nation according to the Aspen Institute!

      Olympic College was recognized for steadily improving the retention of some of the least academically prepared students, establishing close ties with industry, and creating pathways to a bachelor’s degree — including a collaborative engineering program it runs with Washington State University.

    • College Choice named Olympic College #16 community college in the nation

      College Choice has correlated data from Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program, Payscale, and individual community colleges to compile a list of the 50 best community colleges in the country. We considered several factors in developing an institutional performance score, including first year retention rates, three-year graduation rates, credentials awarded, etc. We also factored percentage of non-traditional and minority students, and minority graduation rates in order to create a diversity score. Finally, we compared tuition rates and potential salary to get a sense of the return on investment.

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    Olympic College earned its place as the top ten finalist for Aspen prize, one the most esteemed and recognized achievement for nation's community college's.

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