Washington Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $16,141 ($4,972)
Average Acceptance Rates 76.28 %
Total Student Population 369,405
Average Graduation Rates 54.50 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.39 to 1

Washington Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 125 colleges universities in Washington State - 44 public and 81 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Washington Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)35
Private (for-profit)46
4 Year or High61
2-4 Year33
Less than 2 year31

Average Academic Statistics for Washington State Colleges

[chart] Washington Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Washington colleges is 76.275862068966 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Washington colleges is 54.504587155963 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Washington colleges is 16.297872340426 %
Average Retention Rate for Washington colleges is 73.333333333333 %
Total Student Population for Washington colleges is 369,405
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Washington colleges is 15.393162393162 %

Washington Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Washington
Remedial services56 out of 125 Schools
Academic/career counseling service106 out of 125 Schools
Employment services for students90 out of 125 Schools
Placement services for completers87 out of 125 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children36 out of 125 Schools
Library facilities at institution113 out of 125 Schools

Offered Degrees At Washington Colleges

Washington colleges and universities are offering 5,376 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Washington State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate87221
One but less than two years certificate74219
Associate's Degree1,17025
Two but less than four years certificate671
Bachelor's Degree1,45774
Post Bachelor's Degree9715
Master's Degree68749
Post Master's Degree260
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2302
Doctor's degree - professional practice231
Doctor's degree - other50

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Washington Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Washington colleges is $4,972 for Washington residents and $16,141 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $13,426 for in-state students and $21,089 for out-of-state students.

Washington 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] Washington State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Washington State

Next table shows the number of Washington schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Washington State
Online Completely1 out of 125 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes59 out of 125 Schools
Graduate Online Classes19 out of 125 Schools
ROTC15 out of 125 Schools
ROTC Army15 out of 125 Schools
ROTC Navy4 out of 125 Schools
ROTC Air Force6 out of 125 Schools
Weekend/Evening College52 out of 125 Schools
Teacher certificate22 out of 125 Schools
Study Abroad42 out of 125 Schools
Campus Housing35 out of 125 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.