Washington Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Washington

There are 16 private colleges and universities in Washington enrolling 35,965 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Washington private colleges.  Washington is home to popular private schools like Seattle University, Gonzaga University, Seattle Pacific University and Whitman College.


16 results

Seattle University
S
Seattle, WA

Seattle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Washington

  • 7,268enrollment
  • $36,843net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Gonzaga University
G
Spokane, WA

Gonzaga University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 7,381enrollment
  • $36,880net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1380SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Seattle Pacific University
S
Seattle, WA

Seattle Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Washington

  • 3,443enrollment
  • $28,367net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1300SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 11

Whitman College
W
Walla Walla, WA

Whitman College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,559enrollment
  • $38,989net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1295-1455SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Puget Sound
P
Tacoma, WA

University of Puget Sound

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 2,173enrollment
  • $38,127net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1370SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Pacific Lutheran University
P
Tacoma, WA

Pacific Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 2,706enrollment
  • $25,368net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1376SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Northwest University
N
Kirkland, WA

Northwest University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Washington

  • 1,083enrollment
  • $21,825net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 985-1210SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Whitworth University
W
Spokane, WA

Whitworth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 2,681enrollment
  • $25,785net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Saint Martin's University
S
Lacey, WA

Saint Martin's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,616enrollment
  • $23,824net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 995-1225SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 31

Walla Walla University
W
College Place, WA

Walla Walla University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,584enrollment
  • $23,598net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Antioch University Seattle
A
Seattle, WA
 

Antioch University Seattle

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 779enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

City University of Seattle
C
Bellevue, WA
 

City University of Seattle

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,996enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cornish College of the Arts
C
Seattle, WA

Cornish College of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 455enrollment
  • $39,440net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Heritage University
H
Toppenish, WA
 

Heritage University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 898enrollment
  • $7,356net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA

Faith Evangelical College & Seminary
F
Tacoma, WA
 

Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 291enrollment
  • $19,502net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building
N
Port Hadlock, WA
 

Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 52enrollment
  • $29,578net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA