Top Rated Pacific Northwest Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in the Pacific Northwest for 2021

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in the Pacific Northwest. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the highest ranked private college in the Pacific Northwest is Reed College. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


18 results

Reed College
R
Portland, OR
Reed College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Oregon

  • 1,503enrollment
  • $32,069net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1325-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Whitman College
W
Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,475enrollment
  • $41,822net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Seattle University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Washington

  • 7,291enrollment
  • $35,569net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
Gonzaga University
G
Spokane, WA
Gonzaga University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 7,563enrollment
  • $36,578net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 4,280enrollment
  • $36,051net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Lewis & Clark College
L
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,396enrollment
  • $36,026net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Linfield College McMinnville Campus
L
McMinnville, OR
 
Linfield College McMinnville Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Oregon

  • 1,376enrollment
  • $29,521net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Whitworth University
W
Spokane, WA
Whitworth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Washington

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

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Washington

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 3,688enrollment
  • $27,947net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
George Fox University
G
Newberg, OR
George Fox University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,941enrollment
  • $30,827net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1270SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Pacific University
P
Forest Grove, OR
Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 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

#7 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,321enrollment
  • $22,010net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1025-1245SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Saint Martin's University
S
Lacey, WA
 
Saint Martin's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,607enrollment
  • $24,596net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
Concordia University Portland
C
Portland, OR
 
Concordia University Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 5,342enrollment
  • $19,042net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Northwest Nazarene University
N
Nampa, ID
Northwest Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Idaho

  • 2,201enrollment
  • $20,559net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Corban University
C
Salem, OR
 
Corban University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 1,183enrollment
  • $22,160net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Brigham Young University Idaho
B
Rexburg, ID
Brigham Young University Idaho

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Idaho

  • 42,341enrollment
  • $7,038net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA