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Colleges and Locations Served

Established Colleges Close to Home

The list below is a summary of state law RCW 28B.50.040 which established each college district and the county (or counties) serves. Students may attend classes at any main or branch campus — in any county — to suit their educational needs. 

College Main Campus (bold) and branch campuses Counties Served College District District Boundaries Year Established
Bates Technical College Tacoma Pierce 28

Bates Technical College District 28 map

Bellevue College Bellevue King 8 Bellevue College District 8 map 1966
Bellingham Technical College Bellingham Whatcom 25 Bellingham Technical College District Map 1957
Big Bend Community College Moses Lake Adams, Grant, Lincoln 18 Big Bend Community College District Map 1962
Cascadia College Bothell  Snohomish, King 30 Cascadia College District 30 map 1994
Centralia College Centralia, Morton  Lewis, Thurston 12 Centralia College District 12 map 1925
Clark College Vancouver  Clark, Skamania, Klickitat 14 Clark College District 14 map 1933
Clover Park Technical College Lakewood, Puyallup Pierce 29 Clover Park Technical College District 29 map 1942
Columbia Basin College Pasco, Richland  Benton, Franklin 19 Columbia Basin College District 19 map 1955
Edmonds Community College Lynnwood  Snohomish 23 Edmonds Community College District 23 map 1967
Everett Community College Everett, Monroe Snohomish 5 Everett Community College District 5 map 1941
Grays Harbor College Aberdeen, Elma, Ilwaco, Raymond  Grays Harbor, Pacific 2 Grays Harbor College District 2 map 1930
Green River College Auburn, Enumclaw, Kent  King 10 Green River College District 10 map 1965
Highline College Des Moines King 9 Highline College District 9 map 1961
Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, Redmond  King, Snohomish 26 Lake Washington Institute of Technology District 26 map 1949
Lower Columbia College Longview  Cowlitz, Wahkiakum 13 Lower Columbia College District 13 map 1934
North Seattle College Seattle  King 6 Seattle Colleges District 6 map 1970
Olympic College Bremerton, Poulsbo, Shelton  Kitsap, Mason 3 Olympic College District 3 map 1946
Peninsula College Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks  Clallam, Jefferson 1 Peninsula College District 1 map 1961
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Lakewood  Pierce 11 Pierce College District 11 map 1967
Pierce College Puyallup Puyallup  Pierce 11 Pierce College District 11 map 1999
Renton Technical College Renton  King 27 Renton Technical College District 27 map 1941
Seattle Central College Seattle King 6 Seattle Colleges District 6 map 1966
Shoreline Community College Seattle  King, Snohomish 7 Shoreline Community College District 7 map  1964
Skagit Valley College Mt. Vernon, Oak Harbor, Friday Harbor, Langley, Anacortes Island, San Juan, Skagit 4 Skagit Valley College District 4 map 1926
South Puget Sound Community College Olympia, Lacey Thurston 24 South Puget Sound CC District 24 map 1962
South Seattle College Seattle  King 6 Seattle Colleges District 6 map 1970
Spokane Community College Spokane  Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman 17 Community Colleges of Spokane District 17 map 1963
Spokane Falls Community College Spokane  Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman 17 Community Colleges of Spokane District 17 map 1967
Tacoma Community College Tacoma, Gig Harbor  Pierce 22 Tacoma Community College District 22 map 1965
Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla, Clarkston  Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Walla Walla 20 Walla Walla Community College District 20 map 1967
Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee, Omak  Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan 15 Wenatchee Valley College District 15 map 1939
Whatcom Community College Bellingham  Whatcom 21 Whatcom Community College District 21 map 1967
Yakima Valley College Yakima, Grandview  Kittitas, Klickitat, Yakima 16 Yakima Valley College District 16 map 1928

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