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Best Colleges in Washington

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Washington. By school type, there are 5 public and 5 private schools in best schools in Washington. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Washington
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 University of Washington-Seattle CampusSeattle, WAPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Whitman CollegeWalla Walla, WAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
3 Gonzaga UniversitySpokane, WAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
4 University of Washington-Bothell CampusBothell, WAPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 University of Washington-Tacoma CampusTacoma, WAPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
6 Western Washington UniversityBellingham, WAPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
7 Washington State UniversityPullman, WAPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Seattle UniversitySeattle, WAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Northwest UniversityKirkland, WAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Washington is $26,254 for State residents and $39,679 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 79.80% and graduation rate is 70.20%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Washington
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 University of Washington-Seattle Campus $12,076 / $39,906 56% 82% 19:148,149
2 Whitman College $55,982 54% 86% 9:11,360
3 Gonzaga University $48,470 73% 88% 11:17,295
4 University of Washington-Bothell Campus $11,950 / $39,780 88% 63% 20:16,304
5 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus $12,196 / $40,026 86% 60% 16:15,364
6 Western Washington University $8,703 / $25,930 94% 68% 18:115,197
7 Washington State University $12,417 / $27,733 80% 59% 15:131,159
8 Seattle University $49,335 83% 73% 11:17,050
9 Northwest University $33,980 93% 58% 12:11,184
10 Seattle Pacific University $35,646 91% 65% 13:13,601
Average$26,254 / $39,67979.80%70.20%14.40:112,666
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