Established in 1967 and located in beautiful and peaceful Lynwood, a suburban area and 13 miles north of Seattle City, Washington, which is a special economic, cultural and social zone of America, this public Community College has an area of 50 acres covered with modern buildings and beautiful green environment. It aims at providing students with academic excellence and valuable experience that enable them to integrate into various cultures, expand their knowledge and worldview, and enhance career opportunities in an increasingly globalized interconnected society.

Being continuously ranked among the best community colleges in the USA, the College is well-known for its university transfer program which means during the last two years at high school the student can obtain a two-year associate degree which is considered as completion of the first two years of a bachelor’s degree and can be transferred to any university in the United States. The College offers one bachelor of applied science degree, 64 associate degrees and 63 professional certificates in 25 programs of study. It attracts an annual number of over 21,000 students, among them 1,250 are international students from 13 countries in the world.  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.

Seattle City is a cradle of big and famous companies such as Boeing, Microsoft, Nintendo, Startbuck Coffee, etc., which means high potential of employment opportunities for students.

At A Glance

Over 21,000

Students Per Year


Most Liberal Colleges in Washington

2020 Best Colleges – Niche


International Students from 62 Countries


Most Diverse Colleges in Washington

2020 Best Colleges – Niche


Student-Instructor Ratio


Colleges with Best Student Life in Washington

2020 Best Colleges – Niche

Over 120

Degrees and Certificates


Student clubs and organisations with diverse activities and exciting events

What Are Special About This College?

  • Continuously ranked among the best community colleges in the USA;
  • Diverse academic programs of associate degrees and professional certificates;
  • Good university transfer pathway with big advantages, i.e students can obtain both high school graduation degree and associate degree after two years, and have opportunity to transfer to top universities from the third year;
  • Dedicated, professional and friendly teachers who hold the highest degrees in their majors and are experienced in teaching ESL (English as a Second Languag) in many countries;
  • Students can access to many student support services (campus resources) which help them reach their goals;
  • Various extracurricular activities and events to encourage students’ social learning as well as academics.
  • Safe campus with comfortable and modern technology facilities and equipment.
  • Reasonable tuition fee and living costs.

Highest Enrolled programs

1. Associate in Arts/ Associate of Science

2. Paralegal

3. Business/ Accounting

4. Pre-Nursing

5. Computer Science and Engineering

6. Biology

7. Materials Science and Engineering.

8. Construction Management

Universites that guarantee admission of the College’s international students upon completion of the associate’s degree

In Washington State

  • Central Washington University
  • Eastern Washington University
  • Evergreen State College
  • University of Washington
  • Washington State University
  • Western Washington University

At nation-wide level

  • Arizona State University
  • California State University, San Marcos
  • California State University, Northridge
  • City University of Seattle
  • Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • Indiana University, South Bend
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Oregon State University
  • Portland State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • Seattle University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Oregon
  • Wichita State University

Job Opportunity

Students can access to plenty of job opportunities at the College campus

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