Washington Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Washington

There are 43 public colleges and universities in Washington enrolling 280,641 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Washington state residency.  Washington is home to popular public schools like University of Washington Seattle Campus, Washington State University and Western Washington University.


43 results

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA

University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,434enrollment
  • $9,661net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1453SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 16

Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA

Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 29,843enrollment
  • $17,931net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 31

Western Washington University
W
Bellingham, WA

Western Washington University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 15,125enrollment
  • $18,398net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1310SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 31

Central Washington University
C
Ellensburg, WA

Central Washington University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 10,176enrollment
  • $16,441net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Eastern Washington University
E
Cheney, WA

Eastern Washington University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 10,892enrollment
  • $12,322net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 880-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 10

Bellevue College
B
Bellevue, WA

Bellevue College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,546enrollment
  • $9,536net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 15

University of Washington Tacoma Campus
W
Tacoma, WA

University of Washington Tacoma Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,027enrollment
  • $10,113net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

The Evergreen State College
E
Olympia, WA

The Evergreen State College

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 2,116enrollment
  • $14,723net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

Seattle Community College North Campus
S
Seattle, WA

Seattle Community College North Campus

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,887enrollment
  • $5,132net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Washington Bothell Campus
W
Bothell, WA

University of Washington Bothell Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,052enrollment
  • $8,841net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1270SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Bates Technical College
B
Tacoma, WA
 

Bates Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,106enrollment
  • $6,869net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Clark College
C
Vancouver, WA
 

Clark College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,921enrollment
  • $8,120net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Highline Community College
H
Des Moines, WA
 

Highline Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,951enrollment
  • $8,114net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Green River Community College
G
Auburn, WA
 

Green River Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,559enrollment
  • $9,245net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Lake Washington Institute of Technology
L
Kirkland, WA
 

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,240enrollment
  • $8,283net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Tacoma Community College
T
Tacoma, WA
 

Tacoma Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 5,359enrollment
  • $6,240net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Shoreline Community College
S
Shoreline, WA
 

Shoreline Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,843enrollment
  • $8,272net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Edmonds Community College
E
Lynnwood, WA
 

Edmonds Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,606enrollment
  • $8,554net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA