Washington Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in Washington by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2023

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 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.

Washington's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#1 University of Washington Seattle Campus

Seattle, Public Not For Profit

$9,661 82 95
#2 Whitman College

Walla Walla, Private Not For Profit

$38,989 82 76
#3 Seattle University

Seattle, Private Not For Profit

$36,843 75 67
#4 Gonzaga University

Spokane, Private Not For Profit

$36,880 73 59
#5 University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, Private Not For Profit

$38,127 70 54