imageCascadia at a Glance

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Year Founded

1994 – the newest community college in the state


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

Total Enrollment

4,887 students (2,649.2 Annual FTE) in 2019-2020
2,769 students (2,206.5 Quarterly FTE) in Fall 2020

Average Class Size

25 students

Highest Enrolled Programs

Associate in Integrated Studies

Associate in Business

Associate in Science - Transfer Track 2

Associate in Pre-Nursing

Associate in Biology

Associate in Science - Transfer Track 1

AAS-T in Networking Infrastructure Technology

AAS-T in Web Applications Programming

Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Practices

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology: Mobile Application Development


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


Additional Information

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

Student Profiles 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
  • 21 years is the median student age (youngest in state)
  • 72% of students enroll with the intention of transferring to a 4-year program (highest in state)