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Edmonds College | Field Guide 2021

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Edmonds' mission is: Teaching I Learning I Community. The college serves approximately 13,000 students annually, including approximately 800 international students from about 57 countries. Edmonds' program offerings includes four bachelor of applied science degrees (with approval to offer one more in 2024), 65 associate degrees, and 109 professional certificates in 30 programs of study. The college's robust athletics programs include baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer and cross-country for men and women. In addition, the college offers a wide range of comprehensive offerings, including college credit in high school, basic education skills to receive a high school diploma/GED® or to prepare for college, short-term non-credit training, continuing education, online degrees and certificates, offered day, night, and weekend. Support services include child care, a campus food pantry, a 211 navigator and mental health resources. 

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Key Facts

Highest Enrolled Programs

  • Associate in Arts–DTA*
  • Associate in Business–DTA
  • Associate in Pre-Nursing–DTA
  • Associate in Science–DTA (Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences)
  • Associate in Biology–DTA
  • Associate in Science–DTA (Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, Industrial, Materials Science Engineering)

*Direct Transfer Agreement


  • Headcount (all sources): 16,487
  • FTES (all sources): 7,002
  • Headcount (state-funded): 9,974
  • FTES (state-funded): 4,239

Students in Selected Programs

  • Applied bachelor's: 36
  • Apprentices: 11
  • Corrections: 702
  • I-BEST: 171
  • International: 1,361
  • Running Start: 1,455
  • Worker Retraining: 345

Student Profile

Type of Student

  • Academic/transfer: 36%
  • Basic skills: 5%
  • Other: 2%
  • Workforce education: 57%


  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 2%
  • Asian: 21%
  • Black/African American: 12%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 17%
  • Pacific Islander: 2%
  • White: 55%


  • Full-time: 38%
  • Part-time: 62%

Family and Finances

  • Students receiving need-based financial aid: 38%
  • Students who work: 43%
  • Students with children: 29%


  • Female: 60%
  • Male: 40%

Median age


Points of Interest

We are now Edmonds College

As Edmonds College, we remain committed to serving our community as an open-access institution, and that will stay central to our mission. We’re also continuing to innovate by pushing the boundaries of what a college can do to meet student and workforce needs. Our new name reflects our comprehensive offerings — from pre-college to an increasing number of four-year Bachelor of Applied Science degrees. We launched the new Information Technology–Application Development BAS in fall 2020 and will launch the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Science Engineering Technology BAS in fall 2021.

New STEM and Nursing Building, and Triton Court residence hall

We’re proud to announce the grand opening of two new buildings on campus — Hazel Miller Hall, our STEM and Nursing building, and Triton Court residence hall. The opening of these buildings is an exciting achievement toward our goal of increasing student access and success. Hazel Miller Hall is a state-of-the-art, 70,000-square-foot building that houses allied health, nursing, physics, chemistry, engineering and math classrooms, as well as labs and offices. Triton Court is our second and newest residence hall and offers students a clean, safe and friendly living environment across the street from campus.

Train for a career in manufacturing or aerospace in 12 weeks

The Washington Aerospace Training and Research (WATR) Center is a manufacturing and aerospace training center managed by Edmonds College through an agreement with the Aerospace Futures Alliance. WATR Center offers students the technical and employability skills needed to find entry level positions in aerospace manufacturing. The center also offers customized training and has trained more than 2,000 incumbent workers. Short-term training has long-term benefits, from tackling the skills gap to driving the industry’s future innovations. To learn more, visit the WATR website.

Data is from the 2019-20 academic year. Reflects headcount unless otherwise noted.

*May not add up to 100% because students may be counted in more than one race. Percentages calculated on reported value.


Dr. Amit B. Singh


  • Carl Zapora, chair
  • Dave Earling
  • Dr. Tia Benson Tolle
  • Adrianne Wagner
  • Wally Webster II
  • Athmar Al-Ghanim, student trustee

Year Founded


Service Area

Snohomish County

Legislative Districts

1, 21, 32, 38, 44


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Last Modified: 11/20/23, 12:28 PM

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