Washington College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Washington colleges is $5,388 for Washington residents and $17,608 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $14,596 for Washington residents and $22,884 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Washington colleges is $14,018 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $14,399 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 Washington Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

The following table lists Washington colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
Charter College
Vancouver, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,161--15,291--
Bellevue College
Bellevue, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,246
($3,866)
-16,53014,370$288-
Bellingham Technical College
Bellingham, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,807
($3,834)
--13,800$88-
Big Bend Community College
Moses Lake, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$4,830
($4,381)
-11,67013,890$125-
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,954
($8,273)
$24,404
($11,537)
15,55911,022$733$748
Centralia College
Centralia, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,991
($4,542)
-14,28014,280$127-
City University of Seattle
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,120$11,430--$430$623
Clark College
Vancouver, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,258
($3,879)
--14,370$295-
Clover Park Technical College
Lakewood, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$5,740--12,900$109-
Columbia Basin College
Pasco, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,294
($5,613)
-12,13013,300$176-
Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,360-16,26415,464$1,340-
Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,057
($7,526)
$28,197
($12,704)
15,10513,860$802$907
Edmonds Community College
Lynnwood, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,399
($4,017)
-12,69014,370$250-
Everett Community College
Everett, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$9,261
($3,881)
-14,37014,370$288-
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,537
($8,217)
$20,739
($9,519)
15,88815,888$878$833
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Lakewood, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,483
($4,041)
-13,26013,740$125-
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,140$17,09615,95215,952$1,210$1,010
Grays Harbor College
Aberdeen, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,576
($4,204)
--14,371$288-
Green River College
Auburn, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,584
($4,141)
--14,130$125-
Heritage University
Toppenish, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,128$9,476-13,991$750$778
Highline College
Des Moines, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,576
($4,127)
-13,46414,370$87-
Bastyr University
Kenmore, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,895$30,975--$755$755
Bates Technical College
Tacoma, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$15,887
($6,497)
--13,140$285-
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Kirkland, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,797
($4,418)
--14,769$272-
Lower Columbia College
Longview, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$4,398
($3,942)
--14,370$133-
North Seattle College
Seattle, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,625--14,757$110-
Northwest University
Kirkland, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,960$19,45311,47013,897$1,350$751
Olympic College
Bremerton, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,386
($3,905)
-14,31014,410$125-
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,674$30,31613,68413,684$1,352$984
Peninsula College
Port Angeles, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,570
($4,126)
--13,650$156-
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$51,740$35,80015,40615,406$1,625$1,193
Renton Technical College
Renton, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,016
($5,567)
--14,370$114-
Saint Martin's University
Lacey, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,560$15,30015,00013,516$1,272$1,275
South Seattle College
Seattle, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,717--13,876$110-
Seattle Central College
Seattle, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$3,779--14,121$105-
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,078$30,63615,47415,474$1,239$851
Seattle University
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$46,590$20,10516,13116,131$1,017$707
Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$6,744
($3,981)
-14,37014,370$200-
Skagit Valley College
Mount Vernon, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,885
($4,026)
-12,60012,600$180-
South Puget Sound Community College
Olympia, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$9,923
($4,592)
--13,530$288-
Spokane Community College
Spokane, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,881
($3,634)
--13,185$158-
Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,881
($3,634)
--13,185$158-
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,862
($4,419)
--13,530$288-
Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,200
($4,700)
--12,600$161-
Walla Walla University
College Place, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,881$22,9539,6249,624$776$633
Washington State University
Pullman, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,419
($11,841)
$26,850
($13,095)
15,19015,190$1,255$1,291
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,166
($11,465)
$33,534
($19,293)
16,02916,029$1,235$1,544
Wenatchee Valley College
Wenatchee, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,630
($4,188)
-10,98014,430$125-
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,690
($8,343)
$23,559
($11,934)
15,70815,708$785$785
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,095
($4,650)
-11,61013,920$294-
Whitman College
Walla Walla, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,820-14,31214,312$2,226-
Whitworth University
Spokane, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,940$12,16815,23613,606$1,825$676
Yakima Valley College
Yakima, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,729
($4,285)
-11,67013,530$138-
Antioch University-Seattle
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,035$19,389--$600$702
Northwest College of Art & Design
Tacoma, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,100--12,027$765-
University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Bothell, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,091
($11,390)
$33,459
($19,218)
16,42516,425$1,235$1,544
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Tacoma, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,340
($11,639)
$33,708
($19,467)
15,05715,057$1,235$1,544
Northwest Indian College
Bellingham, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,840-8,64014,460$123-
University of Phoenix-Washington
Tukwila, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752----
Pierce College-Puyallup
Lakewood, WA
Public, 2-4 years
$4,590
($4,148)
-13,26013,740$125-
Cascadia College
Bothell, WA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,435
($4,055)
--13,551$288-
Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$24,050----
The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$16,185---$675
Faith International University
Tacoma, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,550$8,450-11,380$180$250
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Redmond, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,600$27,20015,30115,301$1,045$1,125
Inland Massage Institute
Spokane, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,375--22,548--
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Yakima, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building
Port Hadlock, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$16,050--13,257--
Whitworth University-Adult Degree Programs
Spokane, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,200---$550-
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Seattle, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$21,401--18,660--
Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies
Kirkland, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,600$15,556-18,040$445$641
Seattle Film Institute
Seattle, WA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,240$33,000-18,436$420-
Paul Mitchell the School-Richland
Richland, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,400--20,477--
Divers Institute of Technology
Seattle, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$25,900--12,187--
Paroba College of Cosmetology
Everett, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,678--11,172--
Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design
Spokane, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,634--14,243--
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline
Shoreline, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,040--15,188--
International Air and Hospitality Academy
Vancouver, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,025-6,4857,985--
Gene Juarez Academy
Mountlake Terrace, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,100--25,900--
BJ's Beauty & Barber College
Tacoma, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$8,250--21,200--
Perry Technical Institute
Yakima, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$42,175--34,405--
Stylemaster College of Hair Design
Longview, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,300--9,450--
Pima Medical Institute-Seattle
Seattle, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$14,882--16,485--
Gene Juarez Academy
Federal Way, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,100--25,900--
Northwest HVAC/R Training Center
Spokane, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,961--8,846--
Carrington College-Spokane
Spokane, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$16,123--18,180--
Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett
Everett, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,860--13,040--
Pima Medical Institute-Renton
Renton, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$14,882--11,822--
Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology
Kennewick, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,840--20,808--
Gary Manuel Aveda Institute
Seattle, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,100--57,805--
Summit Salon Academy
Tacoma, WA
Private, 2-4 years
$17,200--39,984--
Paul Mitchell the School-Spokane
Spokane Valley, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,000--21,242--
Tint School of Makeup & Cosmetology-Seattle
Seattle, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,350--14,475--
Studio Beauty School
Spokane Valley, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,860--14,567--
Aveda Institute Portland-Vancouver Campus
Vancouver, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--25,611--
Fosbre Academy of Hair Design
Olympia, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,700--12,720--
International Beauty Education Center
Airway Heights, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,260--9,119--
Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy
Yakima, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,400--25,570--
Centralia Beauty College
Centralia, WA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,450--17,016--
Average$17,608$22,88414,01814,399$557$913