Cascadia College

18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8205
Tel: (425)352-8000
2,759 students
Public institution
  • Cascadia’s approach to teaching is based on research showing how students really learn. It prepares you for active lifelong learning in a global context, whether your program is in a technical field, business, or the liberal arts. Working in small groups, you’ll develop the ability to communicate effectively, solve problems, make decisions, and interact with others with diverse viewpoints. As a Cascadia Community College student, you’ll attend classes on a beautiful campus, equipped with state-of the-art technology, that Cascadia shares with the University of Washington Bothell. You’ll also have access to the world-class University of Washington library system.
School Highlights
Cascadia College serves 2,759 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Cascadia College is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is Lake Washington Institute of Technology (4.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Cascadia College (WA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 75 staff 138 staff
Cascadia College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,759 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,759 students 3,682 students
Cascadia College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1 31:1
Cascadia College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,529 students 2,087 students
Cascadia College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,230 students 1,890 students
Cascadia College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Cascadia College Enrollment Breakdown WA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Cascadia College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Cascadia College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Cascadia College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Cascadia College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Cascadia College More (2008-2014)
% Non Resident races
Cascadia College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
Cascadia College Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.63 0.62
Cascadia College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,290 is more than the state average of $3,898. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,088 is less than the state average of $8,657. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,290 $3,898
Cascadia College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,088 $8,657
Cascadia College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 31% 72%
Cascadia College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For King County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,893 per year for in-state students and $8,953 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

King County, WA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in King County, WA is South Seattle College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.