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Everett Community College | Field Guide 2024

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Everett Community College is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction, recognized for improving English and math completion, increasing student retention, and closing equity gaps.

EvCC’s commitment to lead with racial equity is consistent with the vision of the State Board for Community and Technical College's vision statement. The college's new strategic plan, Charting a Path Forward to Equity: 2022-2027, formally recognizes equity as the heart of its work.

From training in area hospitals to learning how to protect physical infrastructure from cyber attacks, EvCC students get real-world education to prepare them to transfer to a four-year school or go to work.

Key Facts

Highest Enrolled Programs

  •  Academic Transfer DTA*
  • Pre-Nursing 
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Transitional Studies/English as a Second Language

*Direct Transfer Agreement


  • Headcount (all sources): 14,737
  • FTES (all sources): 6,314
  • Headcount (state-funded): 8,839
  • FTES (state-funded): 3,985

Students in Selected Programs

  • Apprentices: 67
  • I-BEST: 306
  • International: 273
  • Running Start: 1,508
  • Worker Retraining: 248

Student Profile

Type of Student

  • Academic/transfer: 40%
  • Basic skills: 12%
  • Workforce education: 15%
  • Other: 33%


Students of color: 44%

  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 3%
  • Asian: 15%
  • Black/African American: 7%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 20%
  • Pacific Islander: 2%
  • White: 68%


  • Full-time: 42%
  • Part-time: 58%

Family and Finances

  • Students receiving need-based financial aid: 31%
  • Students with dependents: 32%


  • Female: 57%
  • Male: 42%
  • X: 1%

Median age


Points of Interest

Career Connected

Everett Community College is the home of the Washington State Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, which unites the aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry, labor, and higher education to create a highly skilled workforce. The center and the college are at the forefront of innovation of Washington’s $70 billion aviation and advanced manufacturing industry. In addition, EvCC became the first community college in the nation to provide training for students learning how to protect physical infrastructure from cyber attacks using real industrial components and networks. EvCC Information Technology students use the college’s industrial cybersecurity training system. The heart of this system is a 15-foot interactive wall replicating a small manufacturing company’s industrial components, hardware, software, and networks.

Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction

Achieving the Dream recognized EvCC for a second time as a Leader College of Distinction. EvCC is one of only 32 community colleges nationwide to earn the honor out of 936 community colleges in the United States. EvCC was recognized for improving English and math completion, increasing student retention and closing equity gaps. EvCC also increased the number of students who transferred to four-year schools and earned bachelor’s degrees within six years.

Cascade Learning Resource Center

EvCC opened its new 65,000-square-foot Cascade Learning Resource Center in 2023. The building is home to the John N. Terry Library/Media Center, Tutoring Center, Writing Center, eLearning, Instructional Media Services, the Russell Day Gallery, and the Center for Transformative Teaching. The building features space designed for student parents, including a children’s library and study spaces for parents and children.

Data is from the 2022-23 academic year. Reflects headcount unless otherwise noted.

*Students of color percent based on unduplicated headcount. Students may be counted in more than one race, so race/ethnicity percentages may not total 100%. Percentages calculated on reported value.

Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.


Dr. Chemene Crawford


  • Jerry Martin, chair
  • Kelly Shepherd, vice chair
  • Bob Bolerjack
  • Dr. Betty Cobbs
  • Toraya Miller

Year Founded


Service Area

Snohomish County

Legislative Districts

1, 10, 12, 21, 38, 39, 44

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Last Modified: 1/31/24, 7:36 AM

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