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
Seattle Community College Central Campus

Seattle, Washington

$4,344 NA NA
Seattle Community College South Campus

Seattle, Washington

$4,344 NA NA
Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, Washington

$35,100 63 86
Seattle University

Seattle, Washington

$48,510 75 67
The Evergreen State College

Olympia, Washington

$7,389 49 48
University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus

Tukwila, Washington

$9,960 NA NA
University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, Washington

$55,390 70 54
University of Washington Bothell Campus

Bothell, Washington

$10,927 52 75
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Seattle, Washington

$10,927 82 95
University of Washington Tacoma Campus

Tacoma, Washington

$10,927 50 62
Walla Walla University

College Place, Washington

$29,487 NA NA
Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

$10,457 60 56
Western Washington University

Bellingham, Washington

$7,572 60 42
Whitman College

Walla Walla, Washington

$55,560 82 76
Whitworth University

Spokane, Washington

$46,350 60 75