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Everett Community College, located in Everett, Washington, has both associate and bachelor’s degree programs.The college offers two-year Associate degrees in Arts and Sciences, Science, Business, Applied Science, Technical Arts, Fine Arts, and General Studies. These degrees include programs in dozens of fields of study, including Accounting, Computer-Aided Design, Digital Illustration, EMT, Fire Science, Journalism, Medical Assisting, Natural Science, Painting, Psychology, Sculpture, Tribal Enterprise Management, Visual Communications, Web Design, and Written Arts.

There is also a wide array of Certificate Programs, such as Bookkeeping, Legal Office Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Internet Programming, Casino Gaming, Early Childhood Education, Nursing Assistant, Welding and Fabrication, and many more.

The college has transfer agreements with Evergreen State College, Central Washington University, University of Washington at Bothell, Western Washington University, University of Maryland, Fort Hays State University, University of Phoenix, City University, and Capella University.There is also a high school completion program.

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Admissions are open; applicants need only to possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Students can apply online.

Applicants should submit their high school or college transcripts, as they will help school administrators determine the best course of study. Students will then need to complete a skills assessment and schedule an appointment with an advisor.

International students must show English proficiency on the Test of English as a Second Language. They must also show proof of medical insurance

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for students who need assistance paying their way through school. This aid comes in the form of scholarships, loans, grants, tuition wavers, and work-study programs. Most financial aid is based on need, taking into account family income.

Some of the scholarships that have been won by students include the Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington, Association of Washington Community and Technical College Administrators, and Greater Seattle Business Association, which offers more than 40 types of scholarships. Many of the scholarships available are awarded on both financial need and academic performance.

Students interested in federal aid should begin the process by completing a Free Application for Student Aid, which can be done online.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 5605th for the average student loan amount.
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The campuses in and around town are located about a half an hour north of Seattle. On weekends, students can visit the nearby Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier National Park, and, of course, downtown Seattle. In addition, Vancouver, British Columbia, is only two and a half hours away.

Closer to home, Everett is the sixth-largest city in Washington, and has the largest public marina on the west coast.

A number of clubs and organizations have a presence on campus, including the First Nations, Chess Club, Graphics Club, Literature Club, Psychology Club, Teachers of Tomorrow, and Phi Theta Kappa.

Other organizations include the Iwi Pono Student Society, which focuses on Hawaiian history and culture, as well as the Nippon Friendship Club, which promotes a better understanding of Japanese history and culture. The college is also home to the Nippon Business Institute, which features the Nishiyama Garden.

Students interested in journalism can work on the staff of The Clipper, the student newspaper. And the Paperclip, which serves as a student union and gathering place for small study groups, provides free computer use and Internet access.

Student Enrollment Demographics


The athletic department fields men’s teams in baseball, basketball, soccer, cross-country, and distance track; the women compete in basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, and distance track. Sports teams are nicknamed the Trojans, and are a member of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges.

Several alumni played at the minor league level for organizations such as the Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, and Tampa Bay Rays.

Recreational student athletes may take advantage of an extensive intramural sports program.

Information Summary

Ranks 58th in Washington and 3295th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 2 0.03
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 1 0.01
Robbery 2 0.03
Arson 1 0.01
Burglary 3 0.04
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 12 0.17
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 253 0.24
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 5 0.00
Forcible Rape 49 0.05
Robbery 143 0.14
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,163 1.11
Larceny 5,415 5.18
Vehicle theft 925 0.88

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Everett, WA 98201
Surrounding communityMidsize city (inside urban area, pop. between 100,000 to 250,000)
Total Population30,320 (30,320 urban / N/A rural)
Households11,826 (2.26 people per house)
Median Household Income$33,158
Families6,189 (3.05 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Urban-serving Single Campus
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemQuarter
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District5302

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 2414th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,513 $3,513 $8,703
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $105 $105 $105
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $107 $107 $279
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $11,898 $11,898 $17,088
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $17,382 $17,382 $22,572
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $7,740 $7,740 $12,930

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,556 $3,609 $3,556 $3,609 $9,748 $8,799
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $972 $1,008
On-Campus – Room & Board $9,000 $9,242
On-Campus – Other Expenses $2,928 $3,010
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $9,000 $9,242
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,928 $3,010
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,802 $2,880

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity47
Meals per WeekN/A
Room Fee$3,825
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2567th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $57,477 ($57,456 male / $55,095 female)
Number of FT Faculty 109 (56 male / 53 female)
Number of PT Faculty 429
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $6,371,040

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