discover banner image 10 Fun Facts About Cascadia

  • FACT #1

    1 in 4 PhD


    More than 25% 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!


    Students can borrow campus bikes and ride them into Bothell, Woodinville, or along the Burke-Gilman Trail that runs from Seattle to Redmond.

  • 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 



    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 state system. 

  • 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.