Cheapest Online Colleges in Washington

Online courses offer the advantage of time and location flexibility which can be extremely helpful for those working and attending college simultaneously. Online degrees are a great way for working mothers to further their education while balancing child care duties. In some cases, the cost of online courses is more affordable than attending traditional on-campus classes, especially if you factor in the cost of commuting to class if you don't live near a traditional campus.

Our list below of the lowest cost online colleges in Washington is not confined to online-only colleges, but includes all four year colleges in Washington which offer distance learning classes through the internet. Selecting a local college in Washington which offers both online degrees or online classes will give you the option of attending class either in a traditional classroom or online.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Read more about our rating methodology

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Please click into the schools below for more detailed cost information and links to each college's website where you can get more information about the specific cost of online degrees and classes offered.

Washington's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tutition
College In State Tutition Rating $Value
Lake Washington Institute of Technology $2,688 n/a n/a
Bellevue College $3,393 n/a n/a
Olympic College $3,393 n/a n/a
Seattle Community College South Campus $3,393 n/a n/a
Seattle Community College Central Campus $3,393 n/a n/a
Columbia Basin College $3,580 n/a n/a
Northwest Indian College $4,032 n/a n/a
Peninsula College $4,153 n/a n/a
Central Washington University $5,907 45 68
Eastern Washington University $6,110 32 63
The Evergreen State College $6,534 43 68
Western Washington University $6,732 59 74
Faith Evangelical College & Seminary $7,420 n/a n/a
Washington State University $9,324 55 70
University of Washington Seattle Campus $9,694 86 88
University of Washington Bothell Campus $9,694 31 70
University of Washington Tacoma Campus $9,694 22 57
University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus $9,840 n/a n/a
Argosy University Seattle $13,464 n/a n/a
International Academy of Design and Technology Seattle $14,186 n/a n/a