Washington Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Washington?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Washington was $12,739 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $399 from the 2015-2016 average of $12,340 and represents a 3.23% annual increase. The list of Washington open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 40 open admissions colleges and universities in Washington, the most popular being Bellevue College with 6,866 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,547. Heritage University is the most expensive open admissions school in Washington with an in-state tuition of $17,824.

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.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Washington Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building
Port Hadlock, 38 Students
$14,450 - -
Olympic College
Bremerton, 4,024 Students
$3,546 - -
Peninsula College
Port Angeles, 1,156 Students
$3,955 - -
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
Lakewood, 2,643 Students
$3,547 - -
Pierce College at Puyallup
Puyallup, 1,737 Students
$3,547 - -
Renton Technical College
Renton, 1,245 Students
$3,598 - -
Seattle Community College Central Campus
Seattle, 3,623 Students
$3,343 - -
Seattle Community College North Campus
Seattle, 1,874 Students
$3,547 - -
Seattle Community College South Campus
Seattle, 1,911 Students
$4,026 - -
Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, 2,911 Students
$3,466 - -
Skagit Valley College
Mount Vernon, 2,546 Students
$3,800 - -
South Puget Sound Community College
Olympia, 2,823 Students
$3,958 - -
Spokane Community College
Spokane, 4,262 Students
$2,807 - -
Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane, 3,561 Students
$2,807 - -
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma, 3,812 Students
$4,026 - -
University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus
Tukwila, 73 Students
$9,960 - -
Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla, 2,270 Students
$4,455 - -
Wenatchee Valley College
Wenatchee, 2,397 Students
$3,592 - -
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, 2,368 Students
$4,207 - -
Yakima Valley Community College
Yakima, 3,041 Students
$4,556 - -