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Washington Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) in Washington. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
University of Puget Sound, has the lowest yield rate of 14.16% for academic year 2019-2020 in Washington. Seattle University is positioned second with 14.87% yield and Whitman College follows them with 16%. Next table shows the schools that have low yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the highest yield rates in Washington.
Washington Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Puget Sound
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTacoma, WA
14.16% 5,182 4,343 615 83.81%
2Seattle University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSeattle, WA
14.87% 7,968 6,253 930 78.48%
3Whitman College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWalla Walla, WA
15.76% 4,823 2,697 425 55.92%
4Seattle Pacific University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSeattle, WA
16.05% 4,387 3,975 638 90.61%
5Pacific Lutheran University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTacoma, WA
18.86% 3,679 3,165 597 86.03%
6Whitworth University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpokane, WA
19.58% 3,817 3,488 683 91.38%
7The Evergreen State College
Public, 4 or more yearsOlympia, WA
20.39% 1,303 1,275 260 97.85%
8Gonzaga University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpokane, WA
21.72% 9,311 5,745 1,248 61.70%
9Saint Martin's University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLacey, WA
21.77% 1,614 1,548 337 95.91%
10Central Washington University
Public, 4 or more yearsEllensburg, WA
23.22% 11,017 9,356 2,172 84.92%