The Best Value Pacific Northwestern Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Pacific Northwest for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in the Pacific Northwest based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in the Pacific Northwest is University of Washington Seattle Campus. The highest value public state college is also University of Washington Seattle Campus. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


31 results

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 48,149enrollment
  • $9,661net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1453SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

Linfield University
L
McMinnville, OR
Linfield University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,392enrollment
  • $28,517net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg Weighted GPA

Whitman College
W
Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,360enrollment
  • $38,989net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Whitworth University
W
Spokane, WA
Whitworth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 2,756enrollment
  • $25,785net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 15

University of Idaho
I
Moscow, ID
University of Idaho

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 10,791enrollment
  • $14,929net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 990-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

The College of Idaho
I
Caldwell, ID
The College of Idaho

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,114enrollment
  • $21,343net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Seattle Pacific University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,601enrollment
  • $28,367net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1160SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 15

Seattle University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 7,050enrollment
  • $36,843net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,999enrollment
  • $37,317net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Northwest University
N
Kirkland, WA
Northwest University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,184enrollment
  • $21,825net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1205SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.41Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Lewis & Clark College
L
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,157enrollment
  • $37,478net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1198-1380SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Gonzaga University
G
Spokane, WA
Gonzaga University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 7,295enrollment
  • $36,880net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#13 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 31,159enrollment
  • $17,931net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 31

University of Oregon
O
Eugene, OR
University of Oregon

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 21,752enrollment
  • $17,646net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

George Fox University
G
Newberg, OR
George Fox University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 4,106enrollment
  • $29,589net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 19-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Pacific University
P
Forest Grove, OR
Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,808enrollment
  • $32,006net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 32,312enrollment
  • $21,444net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Western Washington University
W
Bellingham, WA
Western Washington University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 15,197enrollment
  • $18,398net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1