Olympic College is a public two-year community college accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities that educates more than 13,000 students a year. Named a 2014 top-ten finalist for the Aspen Prize; the nation's preeminent recognition of high performing community colleges. The College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourages applications from women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Olympic College is located on the scenic Kitsap Peninsula across the Puget Sound from the city of Seattle. Kitsap is surrounded by 236 miles of salt water shoreline and centrally located between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, affording spectacular views of mountains and water from every vantage point.