Average Tuition & Fees $16,652
Average Acceptance Rates 80.56 %
Total Student Population 372,203
Average Graduation Rates 54.08 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.66 to 1

Washington Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 118 colleges and universities in Washington State - 44 public and 74 private schools. By school level, there are 69 4 Year or high, 20 2-4 years, and 29 less than 2 years schools in Washington. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Washington Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)28
Private (for-profit)46
4 Year or High69
2-4 Year20
Less than 2 year29

Average Academic Statistics for Washington Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Washington colleges is 80.56% and the average graduation rate is 54.08% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 372,203 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Washington colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.66:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Washington.

[Chart] Washington Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Washington colleges is 15.625 %
Average Retention Rate for Washington colleges is 74.56 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Washington Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Washington colleges are $13,500 for Washington residents and $16,652 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $18,658 for in-state students and $22,305 for out-of-state students.

Washington 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Washington State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Washington Colleges

Washington colleges and universities are offering 5,676 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Washington State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate98643
One but less than two years certificate78531
Associate's Degree1,17148
Two but less than four years certificate961
Bachelor's Degree1,464146
Post Bachelor's Degree11114
Master's Degree71881
Post Master's Degree582
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2473
Doctor's degree - professional practice331
Doctor's degree - other70

Special Learning Opportunities at Washington State

In Washington, 63 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 24 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 17 colleges have the ROTC programs and 43 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Washington schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Washington State
Online Completely0 out of 117 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes63 out of 117 Schools
Graduate Online Classes24 out of 117 Schools
ROTC17 out of 117 Schools
Weekend/Evening College48 out of 117 Schools
Teacher certificate26 out of 117 Schools
Study Abroad43 out of 117 Schools