The Best Value Pacific Northwestern Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Pacific Northwest for 2021

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 2021 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 2021 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.


34 results

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Reed College
R
Portland, OR
Reed College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,503enrollment
  • $32,069net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1325-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Linfield College McMinnville Campus
L
McMinnville, OR
 
Linfield College McMinnville Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,376enrollment
  • $29,521net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Pacific Lutheran University
P
Tacoma, WA
Pacific Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,207enrollment
  • $25,362net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Whitworth University
W
Spokane, WA
Whitworth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 2,776enrollment
  • $26,249net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1290SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Seattle Pacific University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,688enrollment
  • $27,947net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Seattle University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 7,291enrollment
  • $35,569net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
University of Idaho
I
Moscow, ID
University of Idaho

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 11,841enrollment
  • $15,017net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
Lewis & Clark College
L
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,396enrollment
  • $36,026net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 4,280enrollment
  • $36,051net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Whitman College
W
Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,475enrollment
  • $41,822net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
University of Oregon
O
Eugene, OR
University of Oregon

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 22,644enrollment
  • $16,080net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Gonzaga University
G
Spokane, WA
Gonzaga University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 7,563enrollment
  • $36,578net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#14 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 31,478enrollment
  • $18,002net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Pacific University
P
Forest Grove, OR
Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 3,938enrollment
  • $29,432net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Northwest University
N
Kirkland, WA
Northwest University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 1,321enrollment
  • $22,010net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1025-1245SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 30,986enrollment
  • $19,273net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Western Washington University
W
Bellingham, WA
Western Washington University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Value in the Pacific Northwest

  • 16,121enrollment
  • $17,728net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA