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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 8.70% for academic year 2020-2021 in Washington. Whitman College is positioned second with 10.94% yield and Seattle University follows them with 12%. 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 (2021)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Puget Sound
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTacoma, WA
8.70% 5,202 4,518 393 86.85%
2Whitman College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWalla Walla, WA
10.94% 4,964 2,687 294 54.13%
3Seattle University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSeattle, WA
12.22% 7,914 6,587 805 83.23%
4Central Washington University
Public, 4 or more yearsEllensburg, WA
15.11% 13,263 11,405 1,723 85.99%
5Whitworth University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpokane, WA
17.04% 3,915 3,563 607 91.01%
6Gonzaga University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpokane, WA
17.16% 8,409 6,129 1,052 72.89%
7Saint Martin's University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLacey, WA
18.19% 1,704 1,605 292 94.19%
8Seattle Pacific University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSeattle, WA
18.42% 3,923 3,555 655 90.62%
9Pacific Lutheran University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTacoma, WA
20.64% 3,306 2,853 589 86.30%
10The Evergreen State College
Public, 4 or more yearsOlympia, WA
22.14% 1,047 1,030 228 98.38%