Best Value Colleges in Washington by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Washington schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Washington ranking goes to University of Washington Seattle Campus with a 90th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $10,374 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Washington's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) University of Washington Seattle Campus
Seattle, Public Not For Profit
90 88
Average Net Price
2) Whitman College
Walla Walla, Private Not For Profit
88 61
Average Net Price
3) Gonzaga University
Spokane, Private Not For Profit
77 59
Average Net Price
4) Seattle University
Seattle, Private Not For Profit
69 50