Everett Community College

  • The primary mission of Everett Community College is to provide quality education in an atmosphere that encourages all students to achieve their educational goals. Through effective teaching and supportive student services, the College prepares students to be lifelong learners, responsible community members, and citizens of a rapidly changing world.
School Highlights
  • Everett Community College serves 8,139 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 41%.
  • Everett Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Snohomish County, WA.
  • The nearest community college to Everett Community College is Everest College-Everett (6.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Everett Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Washington for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 395 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
Everett Community College(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty395 staff145 staff
Everett Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everett Community College has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
  • The Everett Community College diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 97% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,139 students4,463 students
Everett Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:131:1
Everett Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-2,353 students
Everett Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students-2,110 students
Everett Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Total Dormitory Capacity
Everett Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everett Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Everett Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Everett Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everett Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everett Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Everett Community College More (2009-2016)
% Non Resident races
Everett Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Everett Community College Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.720.62
Everett Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Everett Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,500$36,200
Everett Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,852 is less than the state average of $4,032. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,261 is more than the state average of $7,264. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,852$4,032
Everett Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,261$7,264
Everett Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition Notesfor 15 credits
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid46%71%
Everett Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$10,614
Everett Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,584$5,830
Everett Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Soccer,
Softball, Track and Field,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1941, Everett Community College has grown from modest beginnings in a converted elementary school to become a dynamic campus serving university-bound students taking advantage of affordable tuition and flexible schedules, and preparing the region's workforce with new skills for challenging careers. The College has a long history of providing educational programs that are designed to meet community needs. The primary goals of the educational program are to prepare students in the College's service area to transfer to 4-year institutions, to provide skills-related training to those preparing to enter the workforce or update work-related skills, and to offer community interest and community service courses. Today, College programs are highly evolved, state-of-the-art, and serve an ever-widening constituency. Over 10,000 students contribute to a diverse campus life, many times balancing learning, job, and family in the process. Everett Community College offers a variety of professional-technical programs in high demand occupations. Short-term training, certificates and a variety of specific Associate in Technical Arts (ATA) degrees provide many options for students seeking to sharpen skills and enter or advance within their careers. Everett Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional ccrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Everett Community College administers The University Center of North Puget Sound, bringing junior and senior level bachelor's degree programs in a variety of areas to the Everett area. Check out www.uceverett.org for program listings.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Everett
    Private, for profit
    410 students | 6.80 Mi906 SE Everett Mall Way, Ste 600
    Everett WA  98208
  • 8,993 students | 14.40 Mi20000 68th Ave W
    Lynnwood WA  98036
  • 2,759 students | 17.00 Mi18345 Campus Way NE
    Bothell WA  98011
  • 6,015 students | 19.40 Mi16101 Greenwood Ave N
    Seattle WA  98133
  • 3,660 students | 21.00 Mi11605 132nd Ave NE
    Kirkland WA  98034
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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,032 per year for in-state students and $7,264 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Washington community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Washington is South Seattle College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.