Cascadia Community College

18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA

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Cascadia Community College, located in Bothell, Washington, was founded in 2000 to provide community education and training programs to residents of the service area. The school has quickly grown, having obtained full accreditation in 2006, and being listed as the second best two year institution, behind Atlanta Technical College, in 2007 by Washington Monthly magazine.

Since its founding the school has adhered to its mission to provide a quality education, working with the community to gear programs toward its needs and updating them as need be.

Cascadia Community College offers programs that  allow students to pursue career interests and training or transfer to four year institutions to pursue a bachelor's degree. Career training programs reflect the needs of the community, providing the necessary training and skills to enter the workforce as a professional.

Students enrolled in career program will have a practical and classroom education that takes between one and two years to complete, resulting in a certificate or associate degree.

Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year institution to continue their education. Students pursuing this track will have to apply for transfer prior to the end of their second academic year to continue their education the following academic year.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Cascadia Community College must meet the minimum requirements for entry, followed by submission of the application for admission and a placement exam. New students should participate in orientation and meet with a counselor prior to registration, which takes place shortly before each semester.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to determine need, eligibility and awards. Financial aid deadlines must be met and applications for aid must be submitted every academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,400-$4,100
    • Out-of-State: $8,700-$10,470
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $100-$120 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $280-$330 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid36%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships27%$5,017
Receiving Student Loans10%$4,678

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Cascadia Community College may provide services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how this school compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in King County and community colleges in Washington in total.

 Cascadia Community CollegeKing CountyWashington
Graduation Rate30.8%30.4%29.5%
Transfer-out Rate26.4%23.0%19.5%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Cascadia Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Contact Information

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