Washington Universities and Colleges
Washington is home to a wide variety of colleges and universities, both public and private. The state is home to some of the most prestigious and renowned universities in the nation, such as the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Gonzaga University. These universities offer a wide range of degree and certificate programs, from liberal arts to technical and professional fields.
The University of Washington is the largest university in the state, with over 55,000 students and 17 campuses across the state. The university offers a wide range of degree programs, including business, engineering, nursing, and law. It also offers a variety of research opportunities, such as the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences.
Washington State University is the state’s second largest university and has campuses in Pullman, Spokane, and Vancouver. It offers over 200 majors, minors, and certificates, and is especially known for its research capabilities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Gonzaga University is a private university located in Spokane. It is known for its strong liberal arts focus, with a number of degree programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. It also offers a variety of graduate programs, including education, business, and law.
The Evergreen State College is a public liberal arts college located in Olympia. It offers over 50 undergraduate degree programs, including environmental studies, creative writing, and psychology. It is also known for its commitment to sustainability, offering a variety of courses and programs related to environmental research and conservation.
Other notable universities in the state include Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, and Whitman College. Each of these schools offers a variety of degree programs, with Seattle University and Seattle Pacific University offering more professional and technical programs and Whitman College focusing on the liberal arts.
Washington is also home to a number of community and technical colleges. These colleges offer associate degree programs, certificates, and workforce training programs. They are especially known for providing affordable pathways to higher education and career training.
Overall, Washington is home to a wide variety of colleges and universities, both public and private. These schools offer a variety of degree and certificate programs, from liberal arts to professional fields, and provide a variety of research and career-training opportunities.
Washington Cities with 4-Year CollegesAberdeen | Auburn | Bellevue | Bellingham | Bothell | Bremerton | Centralia | Cheney | College Place | Des Moines | Ellensburg | Kenmore | Kirkland | Lacey | Lakewood | Longview | Lynnwood | Mount Vernon | Olympia | Pasco | Port Angeles | Pullman | Redmond | Renton | Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Toppenish | Vancouver | Walla Walla | Wenatchee | Yakima |
Washington Universities and Colleges
|School||City||Enroll||In-State Cost||Out-State Cost|
|Bellingham Technical College||Bellingham||1,848||$0||$0|
|Central Washington University||Ellensburg||11,174||$26,053||$42,129|
|City University of Seattle||Seattle||2,052||$0||$0|
|Clover Park Technical College||Lakewood||3,591||$0||$0|
|Columbia Basin College||Pasco||6,745||$18,795||$20,524|
|Cornish College of the Arts||Seattle||482||$52,034||$52,034|
|DigiPen Institute of Technology||Redmond||1,120||$48,017||$48,017|
|Eastern Washington University||Cheney||12,349||$25,218||$43,187|
|Faith International University||Tacoma||318||$0||$0|
|Grays Harbor College||Aberdeen||1,553||$0||$0|
|Green River College||Auburn||7,493||$0||$0|
|Highline College||Des Moines||5,829||$19,257||$19,717|
|Lake Washington Institute of Technology||Kirkland||3,319||$0||$0|
|Lower Columbia College||Longview||2,325||$0||$0|
|North Seattle College||Seattle||5,240||$0||$0|
|Northwest College of Art & Design||Tacoma||101||$0||$0|
|Northwest Indian College||Bellingham||555||$16,219||$16,219|
|Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies||Kirkland||1,215||$0||$0|
|Pacific Lutheran University||Tacoma||2,907||$61,160||$61,160|
|Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences||Yakima||573||$0||$0|
|Peninsula College||Port Angeles||1,727||$0||$0|
|Pierce College District||Lakewood||8,329||$18,432||$18,885|
|Renton Technical College||Renton||3,214||$0||$0|
|Saint Martin's University||Lacey||1,638||$56,350||$56,350|
|Seattle Central College||Seattle||5,763||$0||$0|
|Seattle Film Institute||Seattle||96||$0||$0|
|Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine||Seattle||31||$0||$0|
|Seattle Pacific University||Seattle||3,601||$64,644||$64,644|
|Skagit Valley College||Mount Vernon||4,227||$17,586||$20,445|
|South Seattle College||Seattle||5,324||$0||$0|
|Spokane Community College||Spokane||7,081||$0||$0|
|Spokane Falls Community College||Spokane||4,189||$0||$0|
|Tacoma Community College||Tacoma||5,823||$0||$0|
|The Evergreen State College||Olympia||2,281||$25,485||$45,675|
|The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology||Seattle||266||$0||$0|
|University of Puget Sound||Tacoma||2,130||$69,661||$69,661|
|University of Washington-Bothell Campus||Bothell||6,304||$29,613||$56,982|
|University of Washington-Seattle Campus||Seattle||48,149||$29,319||$56,688|
|University of Washington-Tacoma Campus||Tacoma||5,364||$28,407||$55,776|
|Walla Walla Community College||Walla Walla||2,940||$0||$0|
|Walla Walla University||College Place||1,737||$41,520||$41,520|
|Washington State University||Pullman||31,159||$28,520||$43,463|
|Wenatchee Valley College||Wenatchee||3,090||$16,980||$17,394|
|Western Washington University||Bellingham||15,197||$25,805||$42,563|
|Whatcom Community College||Bellingham||2,719||$17,838||$23,286|
|Whitman College||Walla Walla||1,360||$66,408||$66,408|
|Whitworth University-Adult Degree Programs||Spokane||262||$0||$0|
|Yakima Valley College||Yakima||3,954||$17,754||$18,215|