Everett Community College educates almost 20,000 students every year at seven learning centers throughout Snohomish County, with most students and faculty at the main campus in north Everett.
EvCC is one of 34 community and technical colleges governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges. The college is administered by a five-member board of trustees appointed by the Washington state’s governor. EvCC's president is Dr. David Beyer.
EvCC was founded in 1941, with the college's first students taking classes at a converted elementary school. The college's main campus moved to its present site in north Everett in 1958.
To learn more about EvCC history, check out Voices of EvCC, an oral history project recording the stories of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Programs and Degrees
The college serves students seeking a wide variety of education options. Students come to EvCC to affordably start their four-year degrees, earn certificates, train for a new job, experience hands-on training in professional and technical programs, learn English, develop basic skills, finish high school, train for a promotion, or to learn just for fun.
The college offers associate’s degrees in Arts and Sciences, Science, Business, Applied Science, Technical Arts, Fine Arts, and General Studies. Certificates of completion are awarded in more than 30 technical and career fields. Students can also enroll in Adult Education, English as a Second Language, high school completion, and General Education Development programs. EvCC also offers professional and employee training through its Corporate & Continuing Education Center.
EvCC faculty and staff work closely with business and industry experts, community leaders and other educational institutions to provide students with relevant, challenging experiences inside and outside of the classroom.
Everett Community College is the home of the University Center of North Puget Sound, which offers more than 25 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at EvCC’s north Everett campus and supports a dozen online degree programs from colleges and universities,
EvCC students range in age from 12 to 85 with the largest number of students between 18-21 years of age. One-fourth of EvCC's students are students of color.
During the past five years, student enrollment has increased more than 10 percent. To learn more about EvCC students, see the college's statistical profile.
EvCC counts among its alumni many of the area’s business, government, and civic and social leaders.
Everett Community College's north Everett campus is located at 2000 Tower St. in Everett on 46 acres near the Legion Memorial Park Golf Course. The campus includes 14 classroom and lab buildings named after the peaks of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.
In addition to the college’s main campus, EvCC offers classes at its East County Campus in Monroe, Aviation Maintenance Technical School at Paine Field, Corporate & Continuing Education Center in south Everett, School of Cosmetology in Marysville, and at several other locations in north and east Snohomish County.
According to an independent socioeconomic study of EvCC alumni, EvCC students are measurably better off as a result of their education.
Students who leave with a two-year college degree earn, on average, twice as much as adults without a high school diploma and 35 percent more than those with a high school diploma or GED.
Eighty percent of EvCC students stay in the region to work after they leave college.