2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

About Our College

Edmonds College
20000 68th Ave. W
Lynnwood, WA 98036

425.640.1459 | edcc.edu/about

Established in 1967, on 50 acres in Lynnwood, Wash., the site of a World War II era Army radio relay station, the college has longstanding construction, culinary arts, horticulture, hospitality and tourism, paralegal, and parent education programs. It has partnered with Central Washington University since 1975 to offer bachelor’s degrees locally. Opportunities for learning and service provided by the college include: 20 National Science Foundation grants, service-learning projects with 57 community partners, and more than 75 cultural events for the public each year.


Edmonds College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges.

Our Mission and Core Themes

Teaching | Learning | Community

Core Themes:

Guided by innovation, equity, inclusion, and a global perspective we are committed to…

  • Academic Excellence
  • Student Success
  • Community Engagement

Points of Interest

New Science, Engineering, and Technology Building

Edmonds College plans to meet the region’s increasing demand for highly-skilled employees who are trained in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with the addition of a 70,000-square-foot building. The college broke ground for its new, state-of-the-art Science, Engineering, and Technology Building in fall 2018 with an anticipated opening in spring 2020. It will be a regional hub for those who want to pursue STEM degrees and will house allied health and nursing, physics, chemistry, engineering, and math classrooms, as well as labs and offices. It will also be LEED Gold certified.

First Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Edmonds College is proud to offer its first Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies. This new program provides advanced knowledge and skills for professional positions in educational settings for young children and social service programs for youth and families. The degree integrates Early Childhood Education and Social and Human Services in an interdisciplinary program that enhances career opportunities and benefits the wellbeing of children, youth, and families.

National Leader in Cyber Defense Education

Edmonds College has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security and is certified through the 2022 academic year. Edmonds College strives to align its cybersecurity curriculum with industry demands in order to fill a critical workforce shortage of information security professionals. The college offers a certificate in cybersecurity, and an Associate of Technical Arts degree in Information Security and Digital Forensics that articulates to a bachelor’s degree program in Information Systems Security from Western Washington University.