Washington Colleges Statistics

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2020 Washington Colleges Statistics

In Washington State, there are 118 Washington Colleges - 44 public and 74 private schools. Among them, 113 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 33 schools have graduate programs. 67 Washington Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Washington. Total 372,203 students are attending Washington Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.66 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Washington Colleges is $5,360 for Washington residents and $16,613 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $14,596 for Washington residents and $22,598 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Washington Colleges.
Washington Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools118 schools
By Types44 public, 74 private
By Levels69 four(4) years
20 two but less than four years
29 less than two(2) years
By Categories3 National Universities
2 Liberal Arts Colleges
20 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,360 Washington residents
$16,613 out-of-state
Graduate$14,596 Washington residents
$22,598 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$7,814
Student Population372,203
Undergraduate334,425
Graduate37,778
Acceptance Rate81.54%
Test Scores1,162 SAT, 27 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.66 to 1

Washington Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Washington Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Washington college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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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
Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$38,166
($11,465)
$13,194 47,40052% 1,345 SAT
30 ACT
19 to 1
2 Whitman College
Private, 4 yearsWalla Walla, WA
$53,820 $25,301 1,47556% 1,345 SAT
31 ACT
9 to 1
3 Gonzaga University
Private, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$45,140 $21,160 7,56362% 1,280 SAT
28 ACT
11 to 1
4 University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Public, 4 yearsBothell, WA
$38,091
($11,390)
$13,163 5,97074% 1,140 SAT
24 ACT
20 to 1
5 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Public, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$38,340
($11,639)
$12,426 5,35487% 1,085 SAT
20 ACT
16 to 1
6 Western Washington University
Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$24,690
($8,343)
$7,837 16,12190% 1,170 SAT
25 ACT
18 to 1
7 Washington State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsPullman, WA $26,419
($11,841)
$9,532 31,47876% 1,125 SAT
23 ACT
15 to 1
8 Seattle University
Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$46,590 $23,558 7,29178% 1,235 SAT
27 ACT
11 to 1
9 Northwest University
Private, 4 yearsKirkland, WA
$32,960 $18,560 1,32193% 1,135 SAT
23 ACT
12 to 1
10 Seattle Pacific University
Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$45,078 $24,264 3,68891% 1,135 SAT
23 ACT
13 to 1
11 Eastern Washington University
Public, 4 yearsCheney, WA
$25,057
($7,526)
$9,168 12,63396% 1,025 SAT
21 ACT
21 to 1
12 Pacific Lutheran University
Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$43,674 $25,256 3,20786% 1,185 SAT
27 ACT
12 to 1
13 Walla Walla University
Private, 4 yearsCollege Place, WA
$28,881 $12,501 1,85451% 1,065 SAT
67 ACT
14 to 1
14 Central Washington University
Public, 4 yearsEllensburg, WA
$23,954
($8,273)
$8,001 12,34285% 1,060 SAT
21 ACT
19 to 1
15 Whitworth University
Private, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$44,940 $26,370 2,77691% 1,170 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
16 University of Puget Sound
Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$51,740 $22,966 2,66684% - 11 to 1
17 The Evergreen State College
Public, 4 yearsOlympia, WA
$27,537
($8,217)
$9,017 3,32798% 1,084 SAT
22 ACT
21 to 1
18 Saint Martin's University
Private, 4 yearsLacey, WA
$38,560 $22,527 1,60796% 1,070 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
19 Argosy University-SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $13,499 - 22- - 8 to 1
20 City University of SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $13,120 $9,628 2,113- - 6 to 1
21 Antioch University-Seattle
Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$22,035 $10,159 605- - 4 to 1
22 Heritage University
Private, 4 yearsToppenish, WA
$18,128 $15,140 980- - 7 to 1
- Centralia College
Public, 4 yearsCentralia, WA
$4,991
($4,542)
$6,879 3,167- - 15 to 1
- Seattle Vocational Institute
Public, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,150 - 221- - 12 to 1
- Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest
Private, 2-4 yearsBothell, WA
$6,630 - 41- - 2 to 1
- Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Bellevue
Private, Less than 2 yearsBellevue, WA
$16,560 $4,564 73- - 20 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-SeattlePrivate, 2-4 yearsSeattle, WA $14,882 $3,963 468- - 25 to 1
- Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Public, 4 yearsKirkland, WA
$9,797
($4,418)
$5,780 3,670- - 12 to 1
- Summit Salon AcademyPrivate, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA $17,200 $4,869 121- - 14 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA - - -- - 20 to 1
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-SeattlePrivate, 2-4 yearsTukwila, WA $9,933 - 215- - 20 to 1
- Green River College
Public, 4 yearsAuburn, WA
$4,584
($4,141)
$5,539 8,471- - 12 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsTukwila, WA $13,548 - 12- - 7 to 1
- Stylemaster College of Hair Design
Private, Less than 2 yearsLongview, WA
$13,300 $3,504 57- - 14 to 1
- The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$14,849 - 242- - -
- Shoreline Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsShoreline, WA
$6,744
($3,981)
$5,105 5,949- - 13 to 1
- Divers Institute of Technology
Private, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA
$25,900 $4,026 243- - 17 to 1
- Seattle Film InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $30,240 $6,031 100- - 7 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Richland
Private, Less than 2 yearsRichland, WA
$18,400 $6,064 260- - 15 to 1
- Professional Beauty School
Private, Less than 2 yearsYakima, WA
$13,700 - 19- - 10 to 1
- Perry Technical Institute
Private, 2-4 yearsYakima, WA
$42,175 $7,460 903- - 16 to 1
- Studio Beauty School
Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane Valley, WA
$6,860 $4,150 68- - 10 to 1
- Bellingham Technical College
Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$4,807
($3,834)
$6,208 2,316- - 18 to 1
- BJ's Beauty & Barber CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsAuburn, WA $13,225 - 13- - 4 to 1
- Whitworth University-Adult Degree ProgramsPrivate, 4 yearsSpokane, WA $13,200 $5,035 294100% - 17 to 1
- Charter CollegePrivate, 4 yearsVancouver, WA $18,161 $5,140 2,853100% - 25 to 1
- Yakima Valley College
Public, 4 yearsYakima, WA
$4,729
($4,285)
$5,986 4,456- - 19 to 1
- Bastyr University
Private, 4 yearsKenmore, WA
$26,895 $14,445 1,098- - 12 to 1
- Gary Manuel Aveda InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA $18,100 $1,877 108- - 10 to 1
- Wenatchee Valley College
Public, 4 yearsWenatchee, WA
$4,630
($4,188)
$6,024 3,444- - 14 to 1
- Victoria's Academy of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsKennewick, WA $15,840 $3,816 75- - 9 to 1
- DigiPen Institute of Technology
Private, 4 yearsRedmond, WA
$32,600 $10,886 97034% 1,264 SAT
28 ACT
13 to 1
- South Puget Sound Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsOlympia, WA
$9,923
($4,592)
$5,490 4,872- - 15 to 1
- Tacoma Community College
Public, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$9,862
($4,419)
$5,563 6,242- - 16 to 1
- Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design
Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane, WA
$12,634 $4,647 80- - 15 to 1
- Edmonds Community College
Public, 4 yearsLynnwood, WA
$9,399
($4,017)
$5,738 8,041- - 13 to 1
- Pierce College-Puyallup
Public, 2-4 yearsLakewood, WA
$4,590
($4,148)
$5,491 4,453- - 13 to 1
- Seattle Central College
Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$3,779 $6,317 6,802- - 14 to 1
- Clover Park Technical College
Public, 4 yearsLakewood, WA
$5,740 $7,123 3,905- - 21 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-SeattlePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA $15,510 $1,710 119- - 15 to 1
- Peninsula College
Public, 4 yearsPort Angeles, WA
$4,570
($4,126)
$6,286 2,052- - 14 to 1
- Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional StudiesPrivate, 4 yearsKirkland, WA $15,600 $4,167 1,155- - 17 to 1
- Northwest Indian College
Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$4,840 $9,189 535- - 9 to 1
- North Seattle College
Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,625 $5,679 5,929- - 17 to 1
- Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Private, 2-4 yearsSeattle, WA
$21,401 $5,557 14792% - 22 to 1
- The Art Institute of SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $17,460 $6,070 857- - 18 to 1
- Altierus Career College EverettPrivate, 2-4 yearsEverett, WA $11,274 - 228- - 24 to 1
- Bates Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA
$15,887
($6,497)
$6,942 4,445- - 21 to 1
- Pinchot UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $29,999 - 30- - -
- Whatcom Community College
Public, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
$10,095
($4,650)
$5,243 4,263- - 12 to 1
- International Air and Hospitality Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsVancouver, WA
$8,025 $4,328 110- - 6 to 1
- Sunnyside Beauty AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSunnyside, WA - - 8- - 20 to 1
- Grays Harbor College
Public, 4 yearsAberdeen, WA
$9,576
($4,204)
$6,968 1,868- - 16 to 1
- Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett
Private, Less than 2 yearsEverett, WA
$16,860 $4,358 380- - 20 to 1
- Spokane Falls Community College
Public, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$4,881
($3,634)
$5,739 5,184- - 19 to 1
- Paroba College of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsEverett, WA $11,678 $6,067 11184% - 14 to 1
- Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine
Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$23,999 - 29- - -
- Centralia Beauty College
Private, Less than 2 yearsCentralia, WA
$14,450 $2,796 58- - 8 to 1
- Cornish College of the Arts
Private, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$33,360 $19,898 62573% - 10 to 1
- Northwest HVAC/R Training Center
Private, Less than 2 yearsSpokane, WA
$7,961 $5,146 41100% - 17 to 1
- Renton Technical College
Public, 4 yearsRenton, WA
$6,016
($5,567)
$5,996 3,546- - 17 to 1
- International Beauty Education Center
Private, Less than 2 yearsAirway Heights, WA
$6,260 $5,650 32- - 20 to 1
- Gene Juarez Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsFederal Way, WA
$17,100 $6,967 180- - 18 to 1
- Olympic College
Public, 4 yearsBremerton, WA
$4,386
($3,905)
$6,036 6,620- - 18 to 1
- Tint School of Makeup & Cosmetology-SeattlePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSeattle, WA $16,350 $4,408 53- - 10 to 1
- Bellevue College
Public, 4 yearsBellevue, WA
$9,246
($3,866)
$5,478 13,226- - 15 to 1
- Northwest College of Art & Design
Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$18,100 $8,679 8574% - 21 to 1
- Lower Columbia College
Public, 2-4 yearsLongview, WA
$4,398
($3,942)
$5,625 2,819- - 13 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-SpokanePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSpokane Valley, WA $13,000 $4,551 134- - 15 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Spokane ValleyPrivate, 4 yearsSpokane Valley, WA - - -- - 13 to 1
- Pacific Northwest University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsYakima, WA - - 570- - -
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline
Private, Less than 2 yearsShoreline, WA
$17,040 $4,707 61- - 10 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-RentonPrivate, 2-4 yearsRenton, WA $14,882 $3,626 497- - 25 to 1
- Skagit Valley College
Public, 4 yearsMount Vernon, WA
$6,885
($4,026)
$5,822 5,159- - 15 to 1
- Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Public, 4 yearsLakewood, WA
$4,483
($4,041)
$5,661 6,067- - 15 to 1
- Faith International University
Private, 4 yearsTacoma, WA
$8,550 $3,063 196- - 15 to 1
- Carrington College-SpokanePrivate, 2-4 yearsSpokane, WA $16,123 $4,423 33787% - 35 to 1
- South Seattle College
Public, 4 yearsSeattle, WA
$4,717 $4,513 6,177- - 18 to 1
- Clark College
Public, 4 yearsVancouver, WA
$9,258
($3,879)
$5,941 9,878- - 13 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-EverettPrivate, 4 yearsEverett, WA - - -- - 23 to 1
- Aveda Institute Portland-Vancouver Campus
Private, Less than 2 yearsVancouver, WA
$15,000 $4,521 121- - 13 to 1
- Big Bend Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsMoses Lake, WA
$4,830
($4,381)
$6,349 2,044- - 15 to 1
- BJ's Beauty & Barber College
Private, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA
$8,250 $4,296 74- - 8 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-SeattlePrivate, Less than 2 yearsFederal Way, WA $15,510 $1,605 108- - 15 to 1
- Beauty Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsWenatchee, WA
$14,750 - 25- - 6 to 1
- Gene Juarez Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsMountlake Terrace, WA
$17,100 $6,691 128- - 14 to 1
- Northwest School of Wooden Boat BuildingPrivate, 2-4 yearsPort Hadlock, WA $16,050 $4,263 38- - 10 to 1
- Highline CollegePublic, 4 yearsDes Moines, WA $4,576
($4,127)
$5,405 6,530- - 13 to 1
- Inland Massage InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSpokane, WA $10,375 $5,781 29- - 10 to 1
- Altierus Career College-TacomaPrivate, 2-4 yearsTacoma, WA $11,274 - 270- - 24 to 1
- Spokane Community College
Public, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
$4,881
($3,634)
$6,406 10,375- - 21 to 1
- Walla Walla Community College
Public, 4 yearsWalla Walla, WA
$6,200
($4,700)
$5,844 3,860- - 16 to 1
- Everett Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsEverett, WA
$9,261
($3,881)
$5,027 7,957- - 14 to 1
- Cascadia College
Public, 4 yearsBothell, WA
$9,435
($4,055)
$4,970 3,396- - 16 to 1
- Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsYakima, WA
$14,400 $4,069 113- - 13 to 1
- Columbia Basin College
Public, 4 yearsPasco, WA
$7,294
($5,613)
$4,903 7,034- - 18 to 1
- University of Phoenix-WashingtonPrivate, 4 yearsTukwila, WA $9,552 $3,284 73- - 9 to 1
- Fosbre Academy of Hair Design
Private, Less than 2 yearsOlympia, WA
$16,700 $3,260 10293% - 10 to 1
Average$16,613
($5,360)
$7,814 372,20381.54% 1,162 SAT 14.66 to 1
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**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020