Average Tuition & Fees $16,492
Average Acceptance Rates 80.56 %
Total Student Population 371,311
Average Graduation Rates 55.90 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.96 to 1

Washington Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 117 colleges and universities in Washington State - 44 public and 73 private schools. By school level, there are 69 4 Year or high, 20 2-4 years, and 28 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)45
4 Year or High69
2-4 Year20
Less than 2 year28

Average Academic Statistics for Washington Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Washington colleges is 80.56% and the average graduation rate is 55.90% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 371,311 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Washington colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.96:1. 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 17.411764705882 %
Average Retention Rate for Washington colleges is 75.213333333333 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Washington Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Washington colleges are $13,436 for Washington residents and $16,492 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $18,362 for in-state students and $21,618 for out-of-state students.

Washington 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Washington State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Washington Colleges

Washington colleges and universities are offering 5,595 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 certificate94935
One but less than two years certificate78834
Associate's Degree1,16640
Two but less than four years certificate900
Bachelor's Degree1,47563
Post Bachelor's Degree10120
Master's Degree71768
Post Master's Degree330
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2432
Doctor's degree - professional practice261
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