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Facts and Figures

Founded: 1967

Mission: Teaching | Learning | Community

Achieving the Dream: Signifying a strong commitment to student success and completion, Edmonds College has been designated as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) Leader College. Since 2011, Edmonds College has been a part of the ATD national initiative that champions evidence-based institutional improvement and a long-term, sustainable commitment to improving student success and closing achievement gaps, particularly for low-income students and students of color.

President: Dr. Amit B. Singh

Board of Trustees: Dave Earling (Chair), Carl Zapora (Vice Chair), Bryanna Artellano (Student Trustee), Adrianne Wagner, Wally Webster, Courtney Wooten

School colors: blue, gray, and green

Mascot: Triton, prince of the sea in Greek mythology

Programs: four bachelor of applied science degrees, 65 associate degrees, 109 professional certificates in 31 programs of study

Highest enrolled programs: Associate in Arts, Business, Pre-Nursing, Computer Science and Engineering, Biology, Materials Science and Engineering.

Students to instructor ratio: 12:1

Accreditation: The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is governed by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Employees: The college employs about 1,300 employees, including 109 full-time and 430 part-time instructors as well as 195 students.

Cost of Attendance

  • State resident quarterly tuition: $1,540.90 (15 credits)
  • Non-resident quarterly tuition: $3,524.30 (15 credits)

Source: 2023-24 tuition information

About our Foundation

The Foundation supports access, success, and excellence for students, faculty, and staff at Edmonds College. Our goal is to make higher education widely available in our community by providing students, especially those with the greatest barriers to overcome, with the support they need to succeed. Learn more at edmonds.edu/foundation.

About our Students (Fall 2022)

New student profile:

  • 3% have already completed bachelor’s degrees or higher
  • 46% work either part-time or full-time
  • 19% have children or other dependents in their care

Why students enroll here


About our campus

Our 50-acre campus is located 17 miles north of Seattle in the city of Lynnwood, Washington. Some highlights include 28 computer labs, nine science labs, Hazel Miller Hall – our state-of-the-art STEM and Nursing building, three eateries, two greenhouses, a digital recording studio, an art gallery, a theater, a child care center, a gym, Triton Field, a transit center, Rainier Place and Triton Court – our on-campus residence halls, and a university satellite center for Central Washington University.

About our budget

The table below shows the primary sources of operating funds received by Edmonds College for Fiscal Year 2022.

Source Amount Percent
State $33,859,112 46%
Grants & Contracts $29,594,941 40%
Local $1,731,941 2%
Tuition $9,171,860 12%
Total $74,357,854 100%

College functions supported by tuition

Tuition revenue, as defined by RCW 28B.15.020, includes the Building Fee and the Operating Fee. Building Fee revenue is appropriated by the legislature specifically for buildings, equipment, maintenance and other capital projects. The table below shows the major activities supported by Operating Fee revenue in Fiscal Year 2022.

Expense Amount Percent
Instruction $8,136,885 43%
Primary Academic Support $1,487,793 8%
Library $497,460 3%
Student Services $1,955,436 10%
Institutional Support $4,628,819 24%
Plant Operations $2,274,359 12%
Total $18,980,752 100%

RCW 28B.15.0681(5)(a) and (b) require that institutions of higher education provide certain information to all undergraduate resident students. This is also known as the HB 1795 disclosure. The presentation of the data above meets the disclosure requirements.


2022-23 Foundation endowment value: $4,674,497

Student aid awarded

2021-22 Financial Aid awarded/dispersed: $15,365,028
2022-23 Foundation scholarships and emergency funds awarded: $297,485

For more information about Washington state community and technical colleges, visit www.sbctc.edu.

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