Four Year Colleges in Washington

The 2023 Directory of Washington Four Year Colleges and Costs

Washington Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Washington?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Washington was $20,615 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $597 from the 2019-2020 average of $20,018 and represents a 2.98% annual increase. The list of Washington four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 35 four year colleges and universities in Washington, the most popular being University of Washington Seattle Campus with 42,729 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,927. Whitman College is the most expensive four year school in Washington with an in-state tuition of $55,560.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Washington colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Washington or cheap Washington colleges guide.

<Academic 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. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Washington Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Antioch University Seattle

Seattle, Washington

$20,880 NA NA
Bellevue College

Bellevue, Washington

$3,826 NA NA
Central Washington University

Ellensburg, Washington

$6,656 48 28
City University of Seattle

Bellevue, Washington

$16,973 NA NA
Columbia Basin College

Pasco, Washington

$5,088 NA NA
Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, Washington

$33,956 NA NA
DeVry University Washington

Federal Way, Washington

$15,835 NA NA
DigiPen Institute of Technology

Redmond, Washington

$34,700 NA NA
Eastern Washington University

Cheney, Washington

$6,896 35 20
Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

Tacoma, Washington

$10,800 NA NA
Gonzaga University

Spokane, Washington

$47,560 73 59
Heritage University

Toppenish, Washington

$18,360 NA NA
Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Kirkland, Washington

$3,029 NA NA
Northwest College of Art

Poulsbo, Washington

$18,000 NA NA
Northwest Indian College

Bellingham, Washington

$3,564 NA NA
Northwest University

Kirkland, Washington

$33,500 63 81
Olympic College

Bremerton, Washington

$3,825 NA NA
Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, Washington

$46,816 61 73
Peninsula College

Port Angeles, Washington

$3,826 NA NA
Saint Martin's University

Lacey, Washington

$40,210 53 61