# Washington Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Washington is ranked #15 in the country with 108,464 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Washington is $13,497 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $17,007 a year.

About 44% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,199 per year.

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There are 28,759 full-time undergraduates at UW Seattle, and 46,166 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at UW Seattle. The freshman retention rate is 94%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 46%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

26% of UW Seattle students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,525 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UW Seattle with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 30,614 students at Wazzu in total, 22,166 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Wazzu take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,724 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Wazzu with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 15,915 students at WWU in total, 13,728 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WWU is 4.5 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

44% of WWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,174 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,400 during the early-career years.

There are 12,901 students at CWU in total, 10,446 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average CWU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

59% of CWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,019 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CWU is $36,900.

There are 10,060 full-time undergraduates at EWU, and 12,607 students altogether. It takes the average EWU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

56% of EWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,227 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from EWU is $34,600.

The total student population at Green River College is 8,048, of which 5,338 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,224 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GRC is $29,900.

There are 6,858 full-time undergraduates at BC, and 13,322 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,651 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Seattle University is 7,278, of which 4,325 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

64% of Seattle U students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,521 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Seattle U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,476 students at OC in total, 4,112 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at OC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,530 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,100 students at Edmonds Community College in total, 3,613 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,806 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Edmonds Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 10,000 students at Clark College in total, 5,132 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Clark College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,118 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Clark College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Gonzaga University is 7,506, of which 5,106 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

51% of Gonzaga students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,327 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Gonzaga is $47,100.

The total student population at Everett Community College is 7,740, of which 4,071 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

6% of Everett Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,027 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Everett Community College is $26,900.

There are 5,981 students at University of Washington - Bothell Campus in total, 4,641 of which are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at University of Washington - Bothell Campus is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,662 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from University of Washington - Bothell Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,182 full-time undergraduates at Spokane Community College, and 10,014 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

31% of Spokane Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,707 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Spokane Community College is $26,600.

There are 3,883 full-time undergraduates at Tacoma Community College, and 6,496 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of Tacoma Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,100 during the early-career years.

There are 2,168 full-time undergraduates at CPTC, and 3,883 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,099 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CPTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,660 full-time undergraduates at Charter College, and 2,664 students altogether. For undergraduates at Charter College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Roughly 87% of students at Charter College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,113 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

There are 3,945 full-time undergraduates at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus, and 5,162 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is 4.2 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,131 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,900 during the early-career years.

There are 3,132 full-time undergraduates at Shoreline Community College, and 6,128 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 17% of students at Shoreline Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,850 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Shoreline Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,048 students at Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom in total, 2,712 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

20% of Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,527 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,400 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Highline College is 6,824, of which 3,844 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,380 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

There are 3,692 full-time undergraduates at CBC, and 6,708 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

7% of CBC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,671 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,400 during the early-career years.

There are 2,859 full-time undergraduates at South Puget Sound Community College, and 4,951 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,082 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from South Puget Sound Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Yakima Valley College is 4,007, of which 2,805 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at YVC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,979 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from YVC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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