Cascadia College

18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8205
Tel: (425)352-8000
  • 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.
Cascadia College(WA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty75 staff145 staff
Cascadia College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 35:1 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 Enrollment2,759 students4,463 students
Cascadia College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:131:1
Cascadia College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,529 students2,353 students
Cascadia College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,230 students2,110 students
Cascadia College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cascadia College Enrollment Breakdown WA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Cascadia College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2009)
% Asian
Cascadia College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Cascadia College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Cascadia College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Cascadia College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Cascadia College More (2009-2016)
% Non Resident races
Cascadia College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% 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.0.630.62
Cascadia College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Cascadia College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,200$36,300

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,793 is less than the state average of $4,074. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,982 is more than the state average of $7,461. The out-state tuition has grown by 105% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,793$4,074
Cascadia College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,982$7,461
Cascadia College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid31%71%
Cascadia College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$11,000
Cascadia College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,833
Cascadia College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For King County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,023 per year for in-state students and $8,035 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.