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Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between best schools in Washington. For state residents, the average COA is $28,740 when living on campus and $28,509 when living off campus. For out-of-state students, the average COA is $56,950 when living on campus and $56,720 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Best Schools In Washington
RankNameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1University of Washington-Seattle Campus$12,076$39,906 $900 $17,664 $17,664
2Whitman College$55,982 $1,400 $14,600 $14,600
3Gonzaga University$48,470 $1,212 $16,979 $14,674
4University of Washington-Bothell Campus$11,950$39,780 $900 $18,027 $18,027
5University of Washington-Tacoma Campus$12,196$40,026 $900 $16,554 $16,554
6Western Washington University$8,703$25,930 $1,011 $16,920 $16,920
7Washington State University$12,417$27,733 $960 $15,390 $15,390
8Seattle University$49,335 $1,200 $16,635 $16,635
9Northwest University$33,980 $930 $12,410 $12,410
10Seattle Pacific University$35,646 $942 $17,178 $17,178
Average$11,468$39,679$1,036$16,236$16,005

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between best schools in Washington. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $11,468 for in-state students and $39,679 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of best schools in Washington are increased by 0.02% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in Washington, Whitman College requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $55,560 and Western Washington University has the lowest tuition & fees of $24,799 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In Washington
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1University of Washington-Seattle Campus$11,745$39,114$12,076$39,906
2Whitman College$50,408$55,982
3Gonzaga University$46,920$48,470
4University of Washington-Bothell Campus$11,649$39,018$11,950$39,780
5University of Washington-Tacoma Campus$11,889$39,258$12,196$40,026
6Western Washington University$8,508$25,266$8,703$25,930
7Washington State University$12,170$27,113$12,417$27,733
8Seattle University$48,390$49,335
9Northwest University$33,980$33,980
10Seattle Pacific University$47,244$35,646
Average$11,192$39,671$11,468$39,679

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between best schools in Washington. The average graduate tuition & fees is $15,897 for state residents and $24,241 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of best schools in Washington are decreased by -2.96% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in Washington, University of Washington-Seattle Campus requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $29,763 and Seattle University has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $13,770.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In Washington
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1University of Washington-Seattle Campus$17,394$30,294$17,754$30,912
2Whitman CollegeThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
3Gonzaga University$17,675$14,878
4University of Washington-Bothell Campus$17,298$30,198$17,628$30,786
5University of Washington-Tacoma Campus$17,538$30,438$17,874$31,032
6Western Washington University$12,192$24,105$12,490$24,737
7Washington State University$13,463$27,561$13,740$28,190
8Seattle University$14,040$14,310
9Northwest University$18,616$19,055
10Seattle Pacific University$31,896$24,273
Average$15,577$24,980$15,897$24,241

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between best schools in Washington. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of best schools in Washington is $16,236 when a student lives on campus and $16,005 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Best Schools In Washington
RankNameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
1University of Washington-Seattle Campus $14,871$2,793 $14,871$2,793$3,009
2Whitman College $13,800$800 $13,800$800$800
3Gonzaga University $13,192$3,787 $10,887$3,787$3,787
4University of Washington-Bothell Campus $14,154$3,873 $14,154$3,873$3,873
5University of Washington-Tacoma Campus $13,194$3,360 $13,194$3,360$3,360
6Western Washington University $13,080$3,840 $13,080$3,840$3,546
7Washington State University $11,848$3,542 $11,848$3,542$3,542
8Seattle University $13,035$3,600 $13,035$3,600$3,600
9Northwest University $9,700$2,710 $9,700$2,710$2,710
10Seattle Pacific University $13,404$3,774 $13,404$3,774$3,774
Average$13,028 $3,208$12,797 $3,208$3,200
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