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The coastline of Washington state is a part of the West Coast or Pacific Coast of the United States. The Pacific coast of Washington is about 157 miles long, making it the There are more than 40 institutions of higher/tertiary education in Washington. The state has public research universities, technical colleges, and private career colleges.

The state has six public institutions of higher education providing four-year programs. University of Washington, referred as simply Washington, UW, is a state-funded flagship research university. Founded in 1861, it is based in Seattle and is one of the oldest universities in the Western United States. In the year 2015, it had an endowment of 3.076 billion dollars. The campus of UW encompasses over 500 buildings. With over 7.5 million volumes, its library system is the 18th largest in the country. As per the U.S. News & World Report 2016, it is ranked among top public universities in the US.

Washington State University (WSU) - based in Pullman - offers programs in medicine, engineering, pharmacy, communications, business, and architecture. After UW, it is the second largest university in Washington. Western Washington University (WWU) in Bellingham, Eastern Washington University (EWU) in Cheney, Central Washington University (CWU) in Ellensburg, and the Evergreen State College are

Founded in 1925, Centralia is the oldest continuously operating community college in Washington. Here are some of the two-year colleges in Washington:
  • Edmonds Community College
  • Everett Community College
  • Grays Harbor College
  • Green River Community College
  • Highline College
  • Lower Columbia College
  • Northwest Indian College
  • Skagit Valley College

Seattle University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, is the largest independent university in the northwestern US. Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), University of Puget Sound (UPS), Northeastern University (NU), and Whitman College are some of the private institutions in Washington.


List of Universities and Colleges in Washington
University of Washington18115 Campus Way Northeast, Bothell, WA, United States
Washington State UniversityPullman, WA, United States
Washington State University211 Taylor Street, Port Townsend, WA, United States
Western Washington University1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA, United States
The Evergreen State College2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW Olympia WA 98505 USA,
Central Washington University400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA, United States
Gonzaga University502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA, United States
Seattle University901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States
Bastyr University14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA, United States
City University of Seattle150 120th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA, United States
Pacific Lutheran University12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA, United States
Seattle Pacific University3307 3rd Avenue West, Seattle, WA, United States
Whitman College345 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, WA, United States
Cornish College of the Arts1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA, United States
Heritage University3240 Fort Road, Toppenish, WA, United States
Saint Martin's University5000 Abbey Way Southeast, Lacey, WA, United States
Whitworth University300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, WA, United States
University of Puget Sound1500 North Warner Street, Tacoma, WA, United States
Northwest University5520 108th Ave, Kirkland, WA, United States
Antioch University2326 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States
Walla Walla University204 South College Avenue, College Place, WA, United States
Trinity Lutheran College2802 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA, United States

List of Major Universities in US
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The University of Chicago, IL

University of Notre Dame, IN

Cornell University, NY

California Institute of Technology, CA
Emory University, GA

Brown University, RI

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
Johns Hopkins University, MD University of California, Berkeley CA Stanford University, CA
University of Southern California, CA California Institute of Technology, CA Columbia University, NY

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), PA Duke University, NC

Yale University, CT

Vanderbilt University, TN University of Pennsylvania, PA Harvard University, MA
Rice University, TX Williams College, MA Princeton University, NJ
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Last Updated on: July 17, 2020

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