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Everett, WA Area Scholarships

Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. It is located 25 miles (40 km) north of Seattle and is one of the main cities in the metropolitan area and Puget Sound region. Everett is the seventh-largest city in Washington state and had a total population of 103,019 at the 2010 census. The city is located at the mouth of the Snohomish River along Port Gardner Bay, an inlet of Possession Sound (itself part of Puget Sound).

American settlement on the Everett peninsula began in the 1860s, with several sawmills built to serve the area's growing timber industry. Everett was platted by a group of investors seeking to build an industrial city and named for the son of co-founder Charles L. Colby. The city was incorporated in 1893, shortly after the arrival of the Great Northern Railway, and prospered as a major industrial center. Everett's economy transitioned away from lumber and towards aviation after World War II, with the construction of Boeing's aircraft assembly plant at Paine Field in 1967. Boeing remains the city's largest employer, alongside the U.S. Navy, which has operated Naval Station Everett since 1992. Everett received an All-America City Award in 2002.

Everett remains a major employment center for Snohomish County, but has also become a bedroom community for Seattle in recent decades. It is connected to Seattle by Interstate 5 and various public transit services at Everett Station, including the Sounder commuter train, Amtrak, and commuter buses.

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Schools in and around Everett, WA

Everett Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,813 average out-state tuition; $3,460 average in-state tuition
Trinity Lutheran College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,760 average out-state tuition; $21,760 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute-Everett
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Paroba College of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Altierus Career College Everett
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $11,124 average out-state tuition; $11,124 average in-state tuition