General Introduction

Founded in 1964, Shoreline Community College offers more than 100 rigorous academic and professional/technical degrees and certificates to meet the lifelong learning needs of its diverse students and communities. Dedicated faculty and staff are committed to the educational success of its 10,000+ students who hail from across the United States and over 50 countries.

Located 10 miles north of downtown Seattle, Shoreline’s campus is one of the most strikingly beautiful college campuses in Washington state. The grounds once served as a special place to the Duwamish people for gathering traditional foods in ways that increased the bounty of the land.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a five-member board that is appointed by the Governor of the State of Washington and confirmed by the Washington State Senate. The role of the Board is to oversee all operations of the College.

Shoreline is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue North East, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
Please see our accreditation page for more information.