The Best Washington Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Washington

There are 63 colleges and universities in Washington enrolling 245,452 full time students. Explore the list of top colleges in Washington below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Washington offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver or Bellevue.

The best college in Washington is Whitman College and the top public state college is University of Washington Seattle Campus.

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    • SAT Range 1230/1450
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.74
    • Students: 1,475
    • Tuition:$52,764
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
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    Whitman College

    • SAT Range 1220/1460
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.75
    • Students: 47,400
    • Tuition:$11,207
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
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    University of Washington Seattle Campus

    • SAT Range 1190/1350
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.73
    • Students: 7,563
    • Tuition:$43,210
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
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    Gonzaga University

    • SAT Range 1130/1320
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.58
    • Students: 7,291
    • Tuition:$44,610
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
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    Seattle University

    • SAT Range 1080/1280
    • ACT Range 22/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.42
    • Students: 16,121
    • Tuition:$8,126
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 88%
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    Western Washington University

    • SAT Range 1090/1290
    • ACT Range 21/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.74
    • Students: 2,776
    • Tuition:$43,640
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 1070/1270
    • ACT Range 20/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 3,207
    • Tuition:$42,436
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
    • SAT Range 920/1210
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 1,854
    • Tuition:$28,035
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
    • SAT Range 1030/1240
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.55
    • Students: 3,688
    • Tuition:$42,939
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 90%
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    Seattle Pacific University

    • SAT Range 1020/1210
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 31,478
    • Tuition:$11,584
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 77%
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    Washington State University