Olympic College

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Welcome, International Students!

Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains. The city of Bremerton is a safe community and the ideal home base from which to explore and experience the West Coast With regular ferry service to Seattle, which is less than an hour away, Bremerton offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy the small town atmosphere with all of the excitement and perks of the culturally diverse city of Seattle. Why Choose Olympic College? 1. Personal attention and small classes 2. Affordable tuition and homestay 3. Residential hall available on campus 4. Conveniently located close to Seattle 5. TOEFL not required 6. Intensive English Program 7. Free conversation partners 8. International Student Club 9. On-campus employment 10. 4-and 6-week summer sessions of Intensive English 11. Guaranteed university transfer admission to designated 4-year universities 12. Small international student population provides opportunities to speak English 13. Opportunities to get involved in campus life and make lifelong friends Please check out our e-brochure! Olympic College educates more than 13,000 students a year. Founded in 1946, the college has three campuses in Bremerton, Poulsbo, and Shelton and serves a population of 280,000 residents living in Kitsap and Mason Counties. OlympicCollege02Degrees and Certificates Olympic College helps students build skills for the next phase of their life or career through its numerous educational options. Students can earn a certificate or an associate's degree, or complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree. Students who wish to complete a bachelor's degree locally can opt for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Systems, or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degrees now available at the Bremerton campus or choose to transfer to one of the universities that are co-located at the Bremerton or Poulsbo campuses. In addition, OC offers courses to update job skills, get job training, or simply as personal enrichment. Students achieve many of their personal and professional goals by attending Olympic College. In recent years, the college has undergone many changes, including the construction of a new Humanities and Student Services building at the Bremerton campus and the expansion of services at its Poulsbo and Shelton campuses. Tuition & Typical Costs : Non-resident
Tuition/Fees $4,053
Books/Supplies $1,095
Other $3,355
Room/board $9,828
TOTAL $18,231 OlympicCollege03

OlympicCollege04 Olympic College has Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAG) with several partner institutions. International student applicants who apply for the college transfer program can choose one of our partner institutions to consider them for an admission guarantee. Applicants who are accepted to Olympic College will receive both an admission letter from us and a Transfer Admission Guarantee from the university they have selected. The student must complete the Associate’s Degree at Olympic College with the required GPA in order to fulfill the conditional offer. The GPA requirements are obtainable by most international students. In fact, the highest requirement is a 3.25 (B) average OlympicCollege05

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Associate Degree

Associate in Bio Chemistry

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

Chemistry is the science which studies matter, its properties and composition, and the laws that govern the formation of matter from the basic elements. The breadth of the subject area is enormous and chemists can be found working on such diverse problems as the development of new plastics and fibres, drug preparation, pollution control, the isolation and identification of plant and insect hormones, medical research, nuclear chemistry, and the analysis of geological materials. Additionally, medical, engineering, pharmacy, veterinary, biochemistry, nursing and environmental sciences degrees require varying levels of knowledge of chemistry. [+]

Associate in Bio Chemistry

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Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

Chemistry is the science which studies matter, its properties and composition, and the laws that govern the formation of matter from the basic elements. The breadth of the subject area is enormous and chemists can be found working on such diverse problems as the development of new plastics and fibres, drug preparation, pollution control, the isolation and identification of plant and insect hormones, medical research, nuclear chemistry, and the analysis of geological materials. Additionally, medical, engineering, pharmacy, veterinary, biochemistry, nursing and environmental sciences degrees require varying levels of knowledge of chemistry. ... [-]


Associate in Business (AB-DTA/MRP)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

The mission of the Associate in Business Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP) program is to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions for their final two years of undergraduate study in a business-related field. [+]

Associate in Business (AB-DTA/MRP)

Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains. The mission of the Associate in Business Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP) program is to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions for their final two years of undergraduate study in a business-related field. The courses listed below are required for students planning to transfer to most four-year colleges and universities in the State of Washington. The “Statewide Business DTA Major Related Program (MRP) Agreement”, revised July 2012, specifies the requirements for the AB-DTA/MRP degree.... [-]


Associate in Chemical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

Chemical engineers combine their engineering training with a knowledge of chemistry to transform the laboratory work of chemists into commercial realities. They are most frequently involved in designing and operating chemical production facilities and manufacturing facilities that use chemicals (or chemical processes) in their production of goods. [+]

Associate in Chemical Engineering

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Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

Chemical engineers combine their engineering training with a knowledge of chemistry to transform the laboratory work of chemists into commercial realities. They are most frequently involved in designing and operating chemical production facilities and manufacturing facilities that use chemicals (or chemical processes) in their production of goods.... [-]


Associate in Communication Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

The Communication Studies program at Olympic College is the study of various forms of human communication in culturally diverse contexts. The program focuses on the basic skills and critical thought needed to transfer to four-year programs. Studies in communication and culture help us focus on how people negotiate their identities and voices in relationships and society. [+]

Associate in Communication Studies

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Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

The Communication Studies program at Olympic College is the study of various forms of human communication in culturally diverse contexts. The program focuses on the basic skills and critical thought needed to transfer to four-year programs. Studies in communication and culture help us focus on how people negotiate their identities and voices in relationships and society. Courses also expose students to cutting edge theory and technology in preparation for careers in the fast-growing communications fields. The program provides a firm foundation for students seeking a transfer degree to apply toward studies in communication or other social science and humanities fields. The department provides a foundation for understanding how rhetoric, persuasion, and messages shape the world around us. Ultimately, studies in communication help students succeed in an increasingly multicultural, mediated and ever-changing world.... [-]


Associate in Computer Science

Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2018 USA Bremerton

Olympic College offers courses to prepare students to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science at a four-year institution. Careful planning is essential. The courses required to major in computer science vary, depending on the institution and the program chosen. At some institutions, admission into the Computer Science major is highly selective. Students should work closely with an advisor at the baccalaureate institution they plan to transfer to before finalizing their education plan. [+]

Associate in Computer Science

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Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

Students who obtain a four-year degree in computer science will obtain a foundation that permits them to adapt to new technologies and new ideas in software design, in the solution of computing problems, and in the use of computers to address emerging challenges.

Olympic College offers courses to prepare students to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science at a four-year institution. Careful planning is essential. The courses required to major in computer science vary, depending on the institution and the program chosen. At some institutions, admission into the Computer Science major is highly selective. Students should work closely with an advisor at the baccalaureate institution they plan to transfer to before finalizing their education plan.... [-]


Associate in Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

The Engineering Transfer Program graduates students who are prepared to excel in any four-year Engineering Program in the country. An effort has been made to parallel the course requirements of Washington State University, http://www.mme.wsu.edu/wsuMEocb , or http://school.eecs.wsu.edu/wsuEEoc b and the University of Washington. Students planning to transfer to other engineering programs should consult with the school's engineering advisors for any necessary modifications in the standard curriculum. [+]

Associate in Engineering

Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains. The Engineering Transfer Program graduates students who are prepared to excel in any four-year Engineering Program in the country. An effort has been made to parallel the course requirements of Washington State University, http://www.mme.wsu.edu/wsuMEocb , or http://school.eecs.wsu.edu/wsuEEocb and the University of Washington. Students planning to transfer to other engineering programs should consult with the school's engineering advisors for any necessary modifications in the standard curriculum.... [-]


Associate in Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

The secret to success in the hospitality industry is SERVICE or more precisely EXCELLENT SERVICE... and the secret to providing excellent service is the training provided to the waitstaff by the supervisor. This course will provide the potential supervisor with the knowledge and skills required to insure EXCELLENT SERVICE [+]

Associate in Hospitality Management

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Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

The secret to success in the hospitality industry is SERVICE or more precisely EXCELLENT SERVICE... and the secret to providing excellent service is the training provided to the waitstaff by the supervisor. This course will provide the potential supervisor with the knowledge and skills required to insure EXCELLENT SERVICE... [-]


Associate of Mathematics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

In response to diverse student needs, the Mathematics Department provides a broad curriculum, varied instructional approaches, and supportive resources to help students learn mathematics. We foster success in learning and the value of achievement in mathematics, as well as the relevance, usefulness, appreciation and enjoyment of mathematics. [+]

Associate of Mathematics

Please check out our e-brochure! Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains. In response to diverse student needs, the Mathematics Department provides a broad curriculum, varied instructional approaches, and supportive resources to help students learn mathematics. We foster success in learning and the value of achievement in mathematics, as well as the relevance, usefulness, appreciation and enjoyment of mathematics. Courses Available... [-]


Diploma

High School Diploma Program for International Students

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Bremerton

International students can finish high school and earn transferable university credit at the same time. Students can take classes that count for both the high school diploma and their associate degree complete in less time and save money. [+]

High School Diploma Program for International Students Please check out our e-brochure!

Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

International students can finish high school and earn transferable university credit at the same time. Students can take classes that count for both the high school diploma and their associate degree complete in less time and save money.

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