Cascadia Community College is an American community college located in Bothell, Washington on a shared campus with the University of Washington, Bothell. Established in 2000, Cascadia was built to serve the cities of Bothell, Woodinville, Kirkland, Kenmore, Duvall, Carnation, Sammamish, Redmond and other smaller communities. The 128 acre (518,000 m²) campus is situated at 18345 Campus Way, along Beardslee Boulevard, just northwest of the intersection of Interstate 405 and State Route 522.
Cascadia offers two-year associate's degrees, certificate programs and continuing education courses, professional training, and contract programs customized to local businesses. Cascadia gained accreditation in 2006 from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Initially created by legislative mandate, Cascadia Community College hired its first staff and faculty in 1999. These individuals numbered less than a dozen and handled all administrative duties including the development of curriculum and programs of studies, recruiting and hiring faculty and staff, and development and design of the permanent campus.
Cascadia CC was named as one of twelve "Vanguard Learning Colleges" by the League for Innovation in the Community College. In a 2007 list of the top U.S. two-year colleges created by Washington Monthly magazine, Cascadia ranked second, behind Atlanta Technical College.