Edmonds Community College

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School Overview

Edmonds Community College (locally referred to as just “Edmonds”) is a two-year community college located in Lynnwood, Washington, near the city of Seattle. With a total annual enrollment over 20,000 and an average quarterly enrollment of 12,000, Edmonds is one of the largest public higher education institutions in Snohomish County and the entire state of Washington. In addition to a large student body, Edmonds has a large academic staff. Currently the college employs 140 full-time and 450 part-time staff and faculty, as well as several hundred students. In all, Edmonds employs nearly 1,700 people.


Edmonds offers one of the largest selections of associate degrees and professional certificates of any higher education institution in the state. Altogether, the college offers degrees and certificates in over 80 academic fields of study and occupational disciplines. Many students at Edmonds plan on transfering to a four-year university to earn a bachelor’s degree. Edmonds offers the Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate in Elementary Education (AEE), Associate in Applied Science-T (transfer) and Associate in Pre-Nursing degrees, all of which are designed to prepare students to pursue a bachelor’s degree upon graduation.

The most popular associate degree programs at Edmonds are in Paralegal Studies, Business, Accounting, Culinary Arts, Construction Management and Allied Health. Edmonds Community College is one of the few colleges in the state to offers a degree in Materials Science/Engineering Technology and Restoration Horticulture.

Edmonds has partnerships and articulation agreements with several public, four-year universities in the region. Students who successfully complete a two-year associate of arts or associate of science degree at Edmonds are guaranteed admittance to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Central Washington University‘s main campus, Washington State University online or the evening program offered at University of Washington.

General Information

Admission Office

20000 68th Avenue West

Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912

(425) 640-1459

Fax: (425) 640-1159

Contact: Nanci Froemming

Office Manager, Enrollment Services
Main Address

20000 68th Avenue West

Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912

(425) 640-1459


Total undergrads: 7,823

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,823


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $18

Online application fee: $18
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business Technology A,C
Horticultural Services C
Landscaping A
Plant/Nursery Operations A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Construction Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Fashion Merchandising C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management C
Human Resources Management A
International Business A
Marketing Management C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C
Tourism/Travel Marketing A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General C
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Data Entry Applications C
Data Processing Technology A
Database Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C
Web/Multimedia Management A,C

Construction Trades

Building Construction Inspection C
Building/Property Maintenance C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Elementary Education A


Chemical Engineering A
Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Mechanical Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Engineering Technology – General A
Occupational Safety A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Community Health Services A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Reception C
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling A
Ward Clerk C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Edmonds Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (425) 640-1459
Website: www.edcc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.edcc.edu/getting-started/admissions/new-student.html
Address: 20000 68th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,877
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,774 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,017
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,369
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 66%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,093

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Edmonds Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Edmonds Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 53
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2411
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 138
Construction Trades 6
Education 22
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 134
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1910
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 4
Personal and Culinary Services 52
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 321
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 100531

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Edmonds Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,017
Out-of-state $9,369
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 233 66%
Grant or scholarship aid 211 59% $6,093
Student loan aid 59 17% $5,300

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,924 24% $5,880
Federal student loans 535 7% $5,596

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Edmonds Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Edmonds Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Edmonds Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 7,877
Undergraduate enrollment 7,877
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Edmonds Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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