# Washington Colleges

Washington ranked #18 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2018. Around 80,919 students received some type of diploma that year. Washington colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $13,340 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $16,883 per year.

An estimated 35% of college students in Washington take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,058 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Washington

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

The total student population at University of Washington - Seattle Campus is 46,166, of which 28,759 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UW Seattle undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 46% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at UW Seattle take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,525 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW Seattle is $44,900.

There are 30,614 students at Wazzu in total, 22,166 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Wazzu undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

44% of Wazzu students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,724 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,600 during the early-career years.

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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 85%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,174 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Central Washington University is 12,901, of which 10,446 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CWU is 4.6 years.

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

Roughly 59% of students at CWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,019 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

The total student population at Eastern Washington University is 12,607, of which 10,060 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

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

Roughly 56% of students at EWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,227 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 4,325 full-time undergraduates at Seattle U, and 7,278 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Seattle U is 4.2 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Seattle U take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,521 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Seattle U is $44,400.

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

Roughly 6% of students at BC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,651 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from BC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,106 full-time undergraduates at Gonzaga, and 7,506 students altogether. For undergraduates at Gonzaga, the average graduation time is 5.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Gonzaga take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,327 a year. Gonzaga has a 1.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

There are 5,981 students at University of Washington - Bothell Campus in total, 4,641 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Washington - Bothell Campus is 4.4 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

27% of University of Washington - Bothell Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,662 a year. University of Washington - Bothell Campus has a 2.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

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

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,118 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 5,162 students at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in total, 3,945 of which are full-time undergraduates. 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. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 32% of students at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,131 a year. University of Washington - Tacoma Campus has a 2.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

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 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from GRC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,900 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.

7% of OC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,530 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% 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 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.

Roughly 20% of students at Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,527 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom is $29,400.

The total student population at Seattle Pacific University is 3,783, of which 2,783 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at SPU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,082 a year. SPU has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,400 during the early-career years.

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.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,027 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Everett Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Seattle Central College is 6,928, of which 3,749 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,752 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Seattle Central with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,844 full-time undergraduates at Highline, and 6,824 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

4% of Highline students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,380 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Highline with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,496 students at Tacoma Community College in total, 3,883 of which are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Tacoma Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Columbia Basin College is 6,708, of which 3,692 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at CBC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,671 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CBC is $27,400.

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.

Roughly 9% of students at South Puget Sound Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,082 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,200 during the early-career years.

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

Roughly 31% of students at Spokane Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,707 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Spokane Community 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 Spokane Falls Community College is 5,589, of which 3,938 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at Spokane Falls Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,050 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

There are 3,907 students at Evergreen in total, 3,330 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Evergreen, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,388 a year. Evergreen has a 7.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Evergreen is $24,900.

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

15% of Edmonds Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,806 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% 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.

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