Top Rated Washington Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Washington for 2021

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


8 results

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
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
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