Washington Colleges Statistics

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2020 Washington Colleges Statistics

In Washington State, there are 120 Washington Colleges - 44 public and 76 private schools. Among them, 115 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 33 schools have graduate programs. 67 Washington Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Washington. Total 343,825 students are attending Washington Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.53 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Washington Colleges is $5,637 for Washington residents and $17,107 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $14,375 for Washington residents and $22,678 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Washington Colleges.
Washington Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools120 schools
By Types44 public, 76 private
By Levels69 four(4) years
21 two but less than four years
30 less than two(2) years
By Categories3 National Universities
2 Liberal Arts Colleges
21 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,637 Washington residents
$17,107 out-of-state
Graduate$14,375 Washington residents
$22,678 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$8,245
Student Population343,825
Undergraduate304,460
Graduate39,365
Acceptance Rate82.43%
Test Scores1,175 SAT, 25 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.53 to 1

Washington Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

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2019-2020 Washington Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Washington-Seattle Campus
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Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$39,906
($12,076)
$14,519 48,14953% 1,327 SAT
30 ACT
20 to 1
2 Whitman College
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Private, 4 yearsWalla Walla, WA
$55,982 $28,524 1,36059% 1,375 SAT
31 ACT
8 to 1
3 Gonzaga University
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Private, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$48,470 $23,329 7,29576% 1,295 SAT
29 ACT
11 to 1
4 University of Washington-Bothell Campus
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Public, 4 yearsBothell, WA
$39,780
($11,950)
$14,308 6,30483% 1,155 SAT
24 ACT
21 to 1
5 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
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Public, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$40,026
($12,196)
$13,367 5,36483% 1,070 SAT
20 ACT
14 to 1
6 Western Washington University
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Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$25,930
($8,703)
$7,981 15,19796% 1,200 SAT
26 ACT
18 to 1
7 Washington State University
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Public, 4 yearsPullman, WA
$27,733
($12,417)
$10,425 31,15986% 1,115 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
8 Seattle University
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$49,335 $26,094 7,05082% 1,225 SAT
28 ACT
10 to 1
9 Northwest University
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Private, 4 yearsKirkland, WA
$33,980 $22,857 1,18496% 1,098 SAT
28 ACT
10 to 1
10 Seattle Pacific University
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$35,646 $28,757 3,60192% 1,175 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
11 Eastern Washington University
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Public, 4 yearsCheney, WA
$25,748
($7,922)
$9,246 12,34997% 985 SAT
20 ACT
21 to 1
12 Pacific Lutheran University
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Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$48,226 $29,162 2,90788% 1,263 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
13 Walla Walla University
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Private, 4 yearsCollege Place, WA
$30,531 $13,723 1,73751% 1,065 SAT 15 to 1
14 Central Washington University
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Public, 4 yearsEllensburg, WA
$25,213
($8,685)
$8,332 11,17488% 1,040 SAT
21 ACT
20 to 1
15 Whitworth University
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Private, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$47,590 $31,776 2,75691% 1,175 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
16 University of Puget Sound
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Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$55,670 $28,227 2,13088% 1,260 SAT
29 ACT
9 to 1
17 The Evergreen State College
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Public, 4 yearsOlympia, WA
$29,172
($8,529)
$10,834 2,28199% 1,100 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
18 Saint Martin's University
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Private, 4 yearsLacey, WA
$40,690 $26,396 1,63872% 1,110 SAT
21 ACT
12 to 1
19 Argosy University-Seattle
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$13,499 - 22- - 8 to 1
20 City University of Seattle
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$13,658 $7,527 2,052- - 6 to 1
21 Antioch University-Seattle
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$22,035 $8,367 735- - 3 to 1
22 Heritage University
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Private, 4 yearsToppenish, WA
$18,500 $15,783 999- - 6 to 1
- Seattle Vocational Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,150 - 221- - 12 to 1
- Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest
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Private, 2-4 yearsBothell, WA
$6,630 - 41- - 2 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline
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Private, Less than 2 yearsShoreline, WA
$18,480 $5,480 48- - 20 to 1
- Whitworth University-Adult Degree Programs
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Private, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$13,440 $5,411 262100% - 19 to 1
- Spokane Community College
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Public, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$5,135
($3,826)
$6,166 7,081- - 18 to 1
- Altierus Career College Everett
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Private, 2-4 yearsEverett, WA
$11,274 - 228- - 24 to 1
- Pinchot University
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$29,999 - 30- - -
- Shoreline Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsShoreline, WA
$7,013
($4,166)
$5,293 5,382- - 14 to 1
- Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
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Private, 4 yearsYakima, WA
- - 573- - -
- Edmonds College
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Public, 4 yearsLynnwood, WA
$9,746
($4,209)
$6,208 6,545- - 14 to 1
- Seattle Central College
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Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,670
($4,053)
$6,564 5,763- - 13 to 1
- Cornish College of the Arts
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$35,486 $12,607 48264% - 8 to 1
- Renton Technical College
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Public, 4 yearsRenton, WA
$6,131
($5,671)
$6,315 3,214- - 9 to 1
- Inland Massage Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane, WA
$10,375 $5,781 29- - 10 to 1
- Centralia Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCentralia, WA
$14,450 $1,415 26- - 10 to 1
- Clark College
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Public, 4 yearsVancouver, WA
$10,133
($4,529)
$6,151 7,665- - 12 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-Seattle
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Private, 4 yearsTukwila, WA
$13,548 - 12- - 7 to 1
- Centralia College
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Public, 4 yearsCentralia, WA
$5,239
($4,770)
$8,040 2,314- - 14 to 1
- Tacoma Community College
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Public, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$10,391
($4,929)
$5,821 5,823- - 17 to 1
- DigiPen Institute of Technology
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Private, 4 yearsRedmond, WA
$34,900 $11,767 1,12046% 1,284 SAT
28 ACT
10 to 1
- Bellingham Technical College
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Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$5,227
($4,004)
$6,540 1,848- - 16 to 1
- BJ's Beauty & Barber College
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Private, 2-4 yearsAuburn, WA
$13,225 - 13- - 4 to 1
- Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$25,750 - 31- - -
- The Art Institute of Seattle
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$17,460 $6,070 857- - 18 to 1
- Bates Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA
$13,283
($6,516)
$6,453 3,369- - 16 to 1
- Carrington College-Spokane
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Private, 2-4 yearsSpokane, WA
$16,560 $4,463 36087% - 51 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley
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Private, 4 yearsSpokane Valley, WA
- - -- - 13 to 1
- University of Phoenix-Washington
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Private, 4 yearsTukwila, WA
$9,552 $2,921 11- - 8 to 1
- Fosbre Academy of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsOlympia, WA
$16,975 $4,715 9893% - 14 to 1
- Professional Beauty School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsYakima, WA
$13,700 - 19- - 10 to 1
- Studio Beauty School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane Valley, WA
$7,310 $3,980 76- - 10 to 1
- Highline College
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Public, 4 yearsDes Moines, WA
$4,813
($4,344)
$5,551 5,829- - 15 to 1
- Northwest Indian College
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Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$3,969 $8,975 555- - 10 to 1
- Academy of Interactive Entertainment
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Private, 2-4 yearsSeattle, WA
$22,750 $6,116 13582% - 27 to 1
- Green River College
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Public, 4 yearsAuburn, WA
$4,794
($4,332)
$6,583 7,493- - 11 to 1
- Stylemaster College of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLongview, WA
$16,500 $5,282 45- - 15 to 1
- Northwest College of Art & Design
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Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$18,100 $8,249 10172% - 23 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Spokane
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane Valley, WA
$13,000 $4,791 138- - 15 to 1
- Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane, WA
$15,367 $4,591 84- - 12 to 1
- South Puget Sound Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsOlympia, WA
$10,428
($4,795)
$5,654 4,665- - 13 to 1
- Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building
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Private, 2-4 yearsPort Hadlock, WA
$16,050 $4,462 27- - 5 to 1
- Paroba College of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsEverett, WA
$11,678 $5,614 10384% - 9 to 1
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Seattle
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Private, 2-4 yearsTukwila, WA
$9,933 - 215- - 20 to 1
- South Seattle College
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Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,831
($4,214)
$5,363 5,324- - 17 to 1
- Altura College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPullman, WA
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- Columbia Basin College
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Public, 4 yearsPasco, WA
$7,484
($5,755)
$5,220 6,745- - 17 to 1
- Wenatchee Valley College
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Public, 4 yearsWenatchee, WA
$4,320
($4,290)
$6,545 3,090- - 13 to 1
- Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsKennewick, WA
$18,500 $5,132 45- - 7 to 1
- Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsYakima, WA
$12,000 $3,451 141- - 20 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Richland
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRichland, WA
$19,200 $5,871 298- - 15 to 1
- Perry Technical Institute
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Private, 2-4 yearsYakima, WA
$44,820 $9,446 881- - 14 to 1
- Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett
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Private, Less than 2 yearsEverett, WA
$11,512 $5,290 597- - 20 to 1
- North Seattle College
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Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,799
($4,123)
$6,251 5,240- - 17 to 1
- Faith International University
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Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$11,250 $1,879 318- - 10 to 1
- Bellevue College
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Public, 4 yearsBellevue, WA
$9,594
($4,057)
$5,181 12,286- - 14 to 1
- Lower Columbia College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLongview, WA
$5,403
($4,182)
$5,930 2,325- - 14 to 1
- Cascadia College
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Public, 4 yearsBothell, WA
$4,896
($4,533)
$5,748 2,597- - 14 to 1
- Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWenatchee, WA
$14,750 - 25- - 6 to 1
- Highlights Beauty Schools
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMountlake Terrace, WA
$17,100 $7,404 120- - 15 to 1
- Seattle Film Institute
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$30,240 $5,652 96- - 7 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Seattle
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
- - -- - 20 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-Seattle
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$15,510 $1,710 119- - 15 to 1
- Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies
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Private, 4 yearsKirkland, WA
$11,970 $5,056 1,215- - 20 to 1
- Highlights Beauty Schools
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFederal Way, WA
$17,100 $7,493 251- - 25 to 1
- Tint School of Makeup & Cosmetology-Seattle
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$16,400 $5,066 72- - 12 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-Seattle
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFederal Way, WA
$15,510 $1,605 108- - 15 to 1
- Grays Harbor College
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Public, 4 yearsAberdeen, WA
$10,040
($4,503)
$7,734 1,553- - 14 to 1
- Spokane Falls Community College
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Public, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$5,135
($3,826)
$5,653 4,189- - 15 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Seattle
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Private, 2-4 yearsSeattle, WA
$16,841 $3,739 646- - 17 to 1
- Summit Salon Academy
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Private, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA
$17,200 $3,997 133- - 17 to 1
- Pierce College District
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Public, 4 yearsLakewood, WA
$4,818
($4,356)
$5,817 8,329- - 22 to 1
- Skagit Valley College
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Public, 4 yearsMount Vernon, WA
$7,507
($4,431)
$5,870 4,227- - 14 to 1
- Yakima Valley College
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Public, 4 yearsYakima, WA
$5,352
($4,883)
$6,382 3,954- - 19 to 1
- Gary Manuel Aveda Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$18,000 $3,934 23- - 10 to 1
- Everett Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsEverett, WA
$9,597
($4,062)
$5,413 7,580- - 14 to 1
- Divers Institute of Technology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$25,900 $4,261 229- - 13 to 1
- Whatcom Community College
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Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$10,472
($4,868)
$5,787 2,719- - 12 to 1
- Sunnyside Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSunnyside, WA
- - 8- - 20 to 1
- Gather 4 Him Christian College
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Private, 2-4 yearsKennewick, WA
- - -- - -
- Clover Park Technical College
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Public, 4 yearsLakewood, WA
$5,740 $5,574 3,591- - 17 to 1
- Peninsula College
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Public, 4 yearsPort Angeles, WA
$4,779
($4,317)
$6,418 1,727- - 12 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Renton
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Private, 2-4 yearsRenton, WA
$16,589 $4,229 666- - 23 to 1
- Olympic College
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Public, 4 yearsBremerton, WA
$9,633
($4,095)
$4,904 5,357- - 18 to 1
- Walla Walla Community College
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Public, 4 yearsWalla Walla, WA
$6,350
($4,850)
$6,229 2,940- - 15 to 1
- Altierus Career College-Tacoma
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Private, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA
$11,274 - 270- - 24 to 1
- Big Bend Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMoses Lake, WA
$5,098
($4,629)
$6,456 1,892- - 13 to 1
- BJ's Beauty & Barber College
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Private, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA
$9,660 $4,418 53- - 7 to 1
- The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
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Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$15,070 - 266- - -
- Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Bellevue
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBellevue, WA
$16,560 $4,564 73- - 20 to 1
- Lake Washington Institute of Technology
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Public, 4 yearsKirkland, WA
$10,146
($4,609)
$6,206 3,319- - 12 to 1
- Pierce College-Puyallup
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Public, 2-4 yearsLakewood, WA
$4,590
($4,148)
$5,491 4,453- - 13 to 1
- Charter College
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Private, 4 yearsVancouver, WA
$17,289 $5,501 2,120100% - 25 to 1
- Bastyr University
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Private, 4 yearsKenmore, WA
$26,895 $8,552 904- - 11 to 1
- Northwest HVAC/R Training Center
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane, WA
$10,080 $4,693 39100% - 19 to 1
- International Beauty Education Center
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAirway Heights, WA
$7,300 $4,610 35- - 20 to 1
- International Air and Hospitality Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsVancouver, WA
$8,025 $3,871 107- - 6 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Everett
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Private, 4 yearsEverett, WA
- - -- - 23 to 1
- Aveda Institute Portland-Vancouver Campus
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Private, Less than 2 yearsVancouver, WA
$15,000 $5,342 156- - 16 to 1
Average$17,107
($5,637)
$8,245 343,82582.43% 1,175 SAT 14.53 to 1
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