imageCascadia at a Glance

Year Founded

1994 – the newest community college in the state

Highest Enrolled Programs (Fall 2017)

Associate in Integrated Studies

Associate in Business

Associate in Science - Transfer Track 2

Associate in Science - Transfer Track 1

Associate in Pre-Nursing

AAS-T Degree in Networking Infrastructure Technology

Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Practices

AAS-T Degree in Web Application Programming Technology



Located in Bothell, Washington on a modern campus shared with University of Washington Bothell


Total Enrollment

5,349 students (2,953.0 FTES) in 2016-17

3,873 students (2,946.7 FTES) in Fall 2017


Average Class Size

24 students



More than 25% of full-time faculty hold PhDs (highest among state’s community and technical colleges)


Service Area

Cascadia was established to serve the Northshore, Lake Washington, and Riverview school districts. However, students come from across south Snohomish County, north King County and beyond to attend college at Cascadia


Student Profile/Demographics and Additional Information 

(Note: These demographics reflect state-support students only. They do not include Running Start or International students.)

The Cascadia student population is unique to the state community and technical college system

20 years is the median student age (youngest in state)

58% of students work while going to college (highest in state)

71% of students enroll with the intention of transferring to a 4-year program (highest in state)


Additional Information 

 Additional information on enrollment, student demographics, and student outcomes is available from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.