Top Rated Washington Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Washington for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Washington as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the best public college in Washington is University of Washington Seattle Campus. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


6 results

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 31,478enrollment
  • $18,002net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Western Washington University
W
Bellingham, WA
Western Washington University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Washington

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 12,342enrollment
  • $16,014net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
The Evergreen State College
E
Olympia, WA
The Evergreen State College

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 3,327enrollment
  • $14,909net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 960-1208SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Eastern Washington University
E
Cheney, WA
Eastern Washington University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 12,633enrollment
  • $12,764net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA