10 Fun Facts About Cascadia
Fact #1: 1 in 3 Ph.D.
30% of Cascadia's full-time faculty members have PhDs. That's the highest percentage of any community college in the state.
Fact #2: Read All About It
Cascadia students have access to more than 7 million volumes through the library that
we share with our campus colleagues at the University of Washington Bothell.
Fact #3: We're Bike Fanatics!
Cascadia's campus is connected to the Burke-Gilman Trail and the Sammamish Trail.
Students can ride, roll, run or walk the trails all the way to Redmond in one direction
and to the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle in the other direction.
Fact #4: Top Transfer
Cascadia transfers the highest percentage of students to the University of Washington system of any community or technical college in the state.
Fact #5: We Got Muck!
Our 58-acre campus wetland is home to a coyote family, beavers, salmon, and more than
100 species of birds. It also serves as an outdoor classroom for students enrolled
in science classes.
Fact #6: Our Mascot is Very Scary
Need we say more?
Fact #7: Moneywise
Tuition and fees at Cascadia are one third of the cost charged by Washington's two
largest state universities. Plus, we offer financial aid and scholarships!
Fact #8: Ahoy, Matey!
Want to study in Australia and New Zealand? How about Costa Rica, Japan, England,
Italy, or Ethiopia? There are lots of study abroad opportunities for Cascadia students.
Fact #9: We've Got Youth on Our Side
The average age of a Cascadia student is 21.8 years, the youngest average age in the
Fact #10: Our President Has All the Moves!
Check out his singing and dancing. There is no shortage of fun and laughter on the Cascadia campus.