Private Colleges in Washington

The 2022 Directory of Washington Private Colleges and Costs

Washington Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Washington?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Washington was $35,670 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $924 from the 2019-2020 average of $34,746 and represents a 2.66% annual increase. The list of Washington private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 20 private colleges and universities in Washington, the most popular being Seattle University with 5,630 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $47,565. University of Puget Sound is the most expensive private school in Washington with an in-state tuition of $52,495.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Washington Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Antioch University Seattle

Seattle, Washington

$20,880 NA NA
City University of Seattle

Bellevue, Washington

$16,973 NA NA
Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, Washington

$32,964 NA NA
DeVry University Washington

Federal Way, Washington

$15,835 NA NA
DigiPen Institute of Technology

Redmond, Washington

$33,700 NA NA
Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

Tacoma, Washington

$10,800 NA NA
Gonzaga University

Spokane, Washington

$46,060 74 62
Heritage University

Toppenish, Washington

$18,192 NA NA
Northwest College of Art

Poulsbo, Washington

$18,000 NA NA
Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building

Port Hadlock, Washington

$16,050 NA NA
Northwest University

Kirkland, Washington

$33,500 54 65
Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, Washington

$45,440 NA NA
Saint Martin's University

Lacey, Washington

$39,500 44 38
Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, Washington

$46,728 62 71
Seattle University

Seattle, Washington

$47,565 76 68
University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus

Tukwila, Washington

$9,960 NA NA
University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, Washington

$52,495 NA NA
Walla Walla University

College Place, Washington

$28,908 NA NA
Whitman College

Walla Walla, Washington

$50,000 84 82
Whitworth University

Spokane, Washington

$45,050 61 80