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Clark CollegeVancouver, WA
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Washington State UniversityPullman, WA
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#5 in Washington Community Colleges
Public, four-years
Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1 Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, Associate, 2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor'sOffered Degree1 Year Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
2023 Tuition & Fees
cheaper$4,528 Washington Residents
$10,133 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$12,700 Washington Residents
$28,385 Out-of-State
-Graduate Tuition$14,063 Washington Residents
$28,860 Out-of-State
Less$6,885Average Financial Aid AmountMore$10,913
-Acceptance Rate85.77%
(Enrollment Rate)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Smaller6,921Total EnrollmentLarger29,843
Smaller6,921Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger24,278
-Graduate Student Population5,565
Smaller4,663Online Student PopulationLarger4,690
Completion & Outcomes
Lower36%Graduate RateHigher60%
16%Transfer-out Rate-
-Retention Rate81%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 7,043)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,350)
Less Students per Faculty12 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty15 to 1
703Number of faculties1,836
Lower$83,069Average Faculty SalaryHigher$92,732
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.