Washington Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Washington by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 37 colleges in Washington with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Washington? Bastyr University tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Washington list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Washington Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Bastyr University

Kenmore, WA

Northwest Indian College

Bellingham, WA

Bellevue College

Bellevue, WA

Olympic College

Bremerton, WA

Peninsula College

Port Angeles, WA

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Kirkland, WA

Seattle Community College South Campus

Seattle, WA

Seattle Community College Central Campus

Seattle, WA

Columbia Basin College

Pasco, WA

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA

Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

Tacoma, WA

The Evergreen State College

Olympia, WA

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA

University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus

Tukwila, WA

University of Washington Bothell Campus

Bothell, WA

University of Washington Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA

University of Washington Tacoma Campus

Tacoma, WA