10 Fun Facts About Cascadia


PhD faculty

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.

Bikes on CampusFact #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.

Transfer StudentsFact #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.


WetlandsFact #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.

MascotFact #6: Our Mascot is Very Scary

Need we say more?


AffordableFact #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! 


Study AbroadFact #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.


Young studentsFact #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. 


Hand drawn image of campus and students in background and President Murray in the foreground with mask on and banner that reads "All Are Welcome Here", lower third transparent blue banner with white text, "Deliver accessible, equitable educational experiences"Fact #10: Our President Knows You Matter!

Check out this quick commerical. There is no shortage of transparency on the Cascadia campus.