Cascadia College, formerly Cascadia Community College, is an American community college located in Bothell, Washington on a shared campus with the University of Washington, Bothell. Established in 2000, Cascadia was built to serve the cities of Bothell, Woodinville, Kirkland, Kenmore, Duvall, Carnation, Sammamish, Redmond and other smaller communities. Cascadia offers two-year associate’s degrees, certificate programs and continuing education courses, professional training, and contract programs customized to local businesses. Cascadia gained accreditation in 2006 from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Community college located in Bothell, Washington on a shared campus with the University of Washington, Bothell
The College is ranked Number 2 in America’s Best Community Colleges by Washington Monthly in 2007. Cascadia has been recognized by the National Wildlife Federation for excellence in habitat restoration (wetlands).
Why choose Cascadia College
- The Number 1 transfer success rate (65-70%) to the University of Washington.
- Cascadia students have been admitted to top universities in the US including Cornell, U. of Michigan, U. of Wisconsin, USC, George Washington U., Syracuse U. and others
- One of the greenest colleges with the very first Environmental Technologies and Sustainable Practices degree in Washington
- More than 33% of full-time faculty hold PhD or multiple Masters degrees
- In 11 years, Cascadia has produced three current college presidents and one interim college president
- The only two-year college in the US developed to be integrated with a Tier 1 Research University
- 1 teacher to 24 student ratio; the only small college (3,000 students) in the greater Seattle area