Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Washington

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Washington was home to 59 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 59 institutions enrolled 348,073 students in fall 2017: 313,347 in undergraduate programs and 34,726 in graduate programs. A total of 84,705 students attending post-secondary school in Washington took at least one distance education course, representing 24.3 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 34,442 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 30,671 (89.0%) of those residing in the state of Washington.

The majority of institutions were public: including 33 four-year schools and 8 two-year schools. The state was also home to 18 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Washington's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

59 Degree Granting Institutions

 

348,073 Students Enrolled

 

84,705 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 348,073 students in fall 2017, the 59 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Washington offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Washington offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Washington

Antioch University-Seattle
2326 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121-1814 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Bates Technical College
1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225-1599 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Cascadia College
18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8205 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Centralia College
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531-4099 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663-3598 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Columbia Basin College
2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Eastern Washington University
526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004-2496 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Everett Community College
2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520-7599 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Heritage University
3240 Fort Rd
Toppenish, WA 98948 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034-8506 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
North Seattle College
9600 College Way North
Seattle, WA 98103-3599 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Olympic College
1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337-1699 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
200 University Parkway
Yakima, WA 98901 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: No
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Renton Technical College
3000 NE Fourth St
Renton, WA 98056-4123 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Seattle University
900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Skagit Valley College
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
South Seattle College
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106-1499 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Spokane Falls Community College
3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224-5288 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW
Olympia, WA 98505-0001 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
University of Washington-Bothell Campus
18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8246 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
1900 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA 98402-3100 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Walla Walla University
204 S College Ave
College Place, WA 99324-1198 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Wenatchee Valley College
1300 Fifth St
Wenatchee, WA 98801-1799 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Whatcom Community College
237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Whitworth University
300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Yakima Valley College
South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98907-2520 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Bastyr University
14500 Juanita Drive NE
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute St NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837-3299 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Central Washington University
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
City University of Seattle
521 Wall Street, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98121 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499-4004 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Cornish College of the Arts
1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Edmonds Community College
20000 68th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Gonzaga University
E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258-0001 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Green River College
12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092-3622 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Highline College
2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple Street
Longview, WA 98632-0310 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Northwest Indian College
2522 Kwina Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226-9217 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies
5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98033 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Ave South
Tacoma, WA 98447-0003 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Peninsula College
1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Pierce College-Puyallup
1601 39th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374-2222 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Saint Martin's University
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503-7500 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Seattle Pacific University
3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119-1997 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512-6292 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Spokane Community College
1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217-5399 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466-6100 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner Street
Tacoma, WA 98416 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
1400 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195-4550 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Walla Walla Community College
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362-9267 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Washington State University
French Administration Building
Pullman, WA 99164-5910 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Whitman College
345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Whitworth University-Adult Degree Programs
300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No