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2022 Best Colleges in Washington

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in Washington.

    University of Washington

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    4 Year,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    4437 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Love the campus! The coursework is rigorous no matter your major, but there's tons of classes that are so niche and interesting to explore! This school will give you a challenge for sure! Having to...Because of the large student body, everyone is clawing for everything-- registration for classes is a nightmare, long lines at dining halls and events, etc. (you can expect to sometimes wait more....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $9,661,

    SAT Range: 1200-1470,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in Washington.

    Washington State University

    4 Year,

    PULLMAN, WA,

    3904 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Very friendly community. Makes you feel at home. If you need directions or don't know something, don't feel shy and ask a stranger, they will be eager to help! Also, I love that they provide full....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $17,931,

    SAT Range: 1020-1210,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges in Washington.

    DigiPen Institute of Technology

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    REDMOND, WA,

    245 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says DigiPens a really good college in my opinion for BFA. There’s definitely a lot of rough edges but students were able to fight for what they believed and changed aspects of the system. You definitely....

    Read 245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $36,832,

    SAT Range: 1140-1340,

  5. #6 Best Colleges in Washington.

    Whitworth University

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    4 Year,

    SPOKANE, WA,

    924 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says There are many pros and cons. I appreciate the small size of campus, it gives a very strong community feel. I absolutely adore all of the professors on campus, you can tell they love what they do and....

    Read 924 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $25,785,

    SAT Range: 1050-1270,

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  7. #7 Best Colleges in Washington.

    Pacific Lutheran University

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    4 Year,

    TACOMA, WA,

    952 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at PLU has been incredibly positive and impactful! The professors here are committed to supporting their students, and they push students to engage deeply with their topics of study....I cannot speak for every department, but PLU's STEM and Music faculty significantly contribute to why I continue to study at PLU for my undergrad degree. The music faculty are always willing to work...I also enjoy the vast number of opportunities PLU offers to its students. I have had the opportunity to work side-by-side in the field with my professors where we conducted research and collected....

    Read 952 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $25,368,

    SAT Range: 1080-1290,

  8. #13 Best Colleges in Washington.

    Western Washington University

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    4 Year,

    BELLINGHAM, WA,

    2236 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Western is quite an inclusive campus and provides many resources to students. Bellingham is a beautiful city that is full of activities and novelty shops that will surely fill a students schedule.....

    Read 2236 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 94%,

    Net Price: $18,398,

    SAT Range: 1080-1270,

  9. #15 Best Colleges in Washington.

    Saint Martin's University

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    4 Year,

    LACEY, WA,

    440 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says A true "Home away from home." I just recently graduated from Saint Martin's, and this university has left such an impact on me. Not only did I find some life-long friends of mine that I will cherish....

    Read 440 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 94%,

    Net Price: $23,824,

    SAT Range: 950-1140,

  10. #16 Best Colleges in Washington.

    Central Washington University

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    4 Year,

    ELLENSBURG, WA,

    1532 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Central has a beautiful campus, and the professors and other staff are amazing and kind. The classes are well managed and there is a great since of community on campus with the events that the school....

    Read 1532 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $16,441,

    SAT Range: 930-1150,

  11. Eastern Washington University

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    4 Year,

    CHENEY, WA,

    1665 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I’d say my experience at Eastern Washington University has been enjoyable so far. Eastern provides lots of activities and events to help keep their students connected band feel welcomed. They....

    Read 1665 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 96%,

    Net Price: $12,322,

    SAT Range: 880-1090,

Quick References

RankSchool NameLocation
1University of WashingtonSeattle, WA
2Whitman CollegeWalla Walla, WA
3Washington State UniversityPullman, WA
4DigiPen Institute of TechnologyRedmond, WA
5Gonzaga UniversitySpokane, WA
6Whitworth UniversitySpokane, WA
7Pacific Lutheran UniversityTacoma, WA
8Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WA
9University of Puget SoundTacoma, WA
10Seattle UniversitySeattle, WA
11University of Washington - BothellBothell, WA
12University of Washington - TacomaTacoma, WA
13Western Washington UniversityBellingham, WA
14Northwest UniversityKirkland, WA
15Saint Martin's UniversityLacey, WA
16Central Washington UniversityEllensburg, WA
17Walla Walla UniversityCollege Place, WA
18Heritage UniversityToppenish, WA
19Renton Technical CollegeRenton, WA
20Eastern Washington UniversityCheney, WA
21Cornish College of the ArtsSeattle, WA
22Bellingham Technical CollegeBellingham, WA
23Whatcom Community CollegeBellingham, WA
24Lake Washington Institute of TechnologyKirkland, WA
25Walla Walla Community CollegeWalla Walla, WA