The Best Value Colleges in Washington by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2023
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 82nd percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $9,661 average net price.
Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.
#1 University of Washington Seattle Campus
Seattle, Public Not For Profit
#2 Whitman College
Walla Walla, Private Not For Profit
#3 Seattle University
Seattle, Private Not For Profit
#4 Gonzaga University
Spokane, Private Not For Profit
#5 University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, Private Not For Profit