Community Colleges in Washington

For the academic year 2019-2020, 7 community colleges are active in Washington. University of Washington-Seattle Campus has ranked first in Washington community college ranking and Whitman College and Gonzaga University ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at Washington community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in Washington is $4,582 for Washington residents and $8,201 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 32,539 students have enrolled in community colleges in Washington and, of that, 4,798 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of Washington community colleges is 14.86 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in Washington is $5,718.
  • The average graduation rate is 37.71% and the average transfer-out rate is 19.57% at community colleges in Washington.

7 Community Colleges in Washington Comparison Table

College NameWashington Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Big Bend Community College
Moses Lake, WA
$4,484$4,9452,04421740%13%$6,34915 to 1
Everett Community College
Everett, WA
$3,972$9,3637,9571,07835%18%$5,02714 to 1
Bates Technical College
Tacoma, WA
$6,628$16,2534,44545746%9%$6,94221 to 1
Lower Columbia College
Longview, WA
$4,068$5,2562,81961238%15%$5,62513 to 1
Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, WA
$4,076$6,8515,9491,19333%20%$5,10513 to 1
South Puget Sound Community College
Olympia, WA
$4,695$10,1524,87283539%17%$5,49015 to 1
Pierce College-Puyallup
Lakewood, WA
$4,148$4,5904,45340633%45%$5,49113 to 1
Average$4,582$8,20132,5394,79838%20%$5,71815 to 1