Everett Community College: Narrative Description

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2000 Tower St.
Everett, WA 98201-1327
Tel: (425)388-9100; Admissions: (425)388-9204; Fax: (425)388-9173; Web Site: http://www.evcc.ctc.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1941. Setting: 25-acre suburban campus with easy access to Seattle. Endowment: $1.5 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $2213 per student. Total enrollment: 7,188. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. Full-time: 3,262 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 3,926 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 17 states and territories, 13 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 2% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 46% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Retention: 59% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, Part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for some programs such as cosmetology, aviation, criminal justice, fire science, nursing, and medical assisting. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2048 Full-time, $66 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7221 full-time, $238 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 25 open to all. Most popular organizations: United Native American Council, Nippon Friendship Club, Student Nurses Association, International Students Club, Math, Engineering and Science Student Organization. Major annual events: Student Activities Kick-off, Campus Awareness Days, Artist and Lecture Series. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. John Terrey Library/Media Center with 49,600 books, 69,964 microform titles, 279 serials, 5,997 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $1.1 million. 600 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Located on a natural landlocked harbor at the mouth of the Snohomish River, Everett looks across the Sound at the snowy crags of the Olympic Range. The chief industries of the area are lumbering and the manufacture of airplanes. Railroad lines, bus lines, and Interstate 5 serve the community. More than 60 churches of major denominations, two hospitals, and a library are within the immediate community. Local recreation includes a civic auditorium and stadium, ballfields, tennis courts, roller rinks, bowling alleys, golf courses, outdoor theaters, hunting, fishing, and boating. Skiing areas are a few hours away. Part-time employment is available for students.

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