Cascadia College

  • 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 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 3,757 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is same as the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.

Top Rankings

Cascadia College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Washington for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 88% over five years.
Cascadia College(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty141 staff157 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cascadia College has grown by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The Cascadia College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,757 students4,698 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,744 students2,397 students
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# Part-Time Students2,013 students2,301 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
13%
7%
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% Hispanic
11%
13%
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% Black
3%
5%
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% White
44%
47%
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% Hawaiian
-
1%
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% Two or more races
9%
7%
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% Non Resident races
9%
7%
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% Unknown races
10%
12%
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Diversity Score0.750.73
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College Completion Rate
29%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,200$36,200

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,356 is more than the state average of $4,058. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,356$4,058
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Tuition Noteswww.cascadia.edu/enrollment/pay.aspx
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid31%65%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,696$11,595
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,963$6,271
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Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsIntramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As of March 19, 2020, we do not have public access to the college and majority of classes are in a remote learning capacity. Please visit the website for additional information.

Profile last updated: 08/21/2020

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