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List of Universities in Washington

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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…

List of Universities in Washington

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

Name Address
University of Washington 18115 Campus Way Northeast, Bothell, WA, United States
Washington State University Pullman, WA, United States
Washington State University 211 Taylor Street, Port Townsend, WA, United States
Western Washington University 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA, United States
The Evergreen State College 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW Olympia WA 98505 USA,
Central Washington University 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA, United States
Gonzaga University 502 E Boone Ave, Spokane, WA, United States
Seattle University 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States
Bastyr University 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA, United States
City University of Seattle 150 120th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA, United States
Pacific Lutheran University 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA, United States
Seattle Pacific University 3307 3rd Avenue West, Seattle, WA, United States
Whitman College 345 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, WA, United States
Cornish College of the Arts 1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA, United States
Heritage University 3240 Fort Road, Toppenish, WA, United States
Saint Martin’s University 5000 Abbey Way Southeast, Lacey, WA, United States
Whitworth University 300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, WA, United States
University of Puget Sound 1500 North Warner Street, Tacoma, WA, United States
Northwest University 5520 108th Ave, Kirkland, WA, United States
Antioch University 2326 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States
Walla Walla University 204 South College Avenue, College Place, WA, United States
Trinity Lutheran College 2802 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA, United States


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