The price of education: Which Washington schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Washington residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Whitman College, University of Puget Sound and Seattle University, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Whitman College
Walla
1,510
$52,764
2
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma
2,701
$49,776
3
Seattle University
Seattle
7,278
$44,610
4
Whitworth University
Spokane
2,627
$43,640
5
Gonzaga University
Spokane
7,506
$43,210
6
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle
3,783
$42,939
7
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma
3,122
$42,436
8
Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle
658
$41,642
9
Perry Technical Institute
Yakima
842
$40,891
10
Saint Martin's University
Lacey
1,565
$37,356
11
Northwest University
Kirkland
1,250
$31,540
12
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Redmond
1,102
$31,340
13
Seattle Film Institute
Seattle
113
$30,240
14
Walla Walla University
Place
1,825
$28,035
15
Bastyr University
Kenmore
1,195
$26,091
16
Divers Institute of Technology
Seattle
242
$25,900
17
Charter College
Vancouver
2,664
$22,655
18
Antioch University-Seattle
Seattle
614
$22,035
19
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Seattle
142
$21,000
20
Northwest College of Art & Design
Poulsbo
85
$20,600
21
Heritage University
Toppenish
1,044
$17,914
22
Paul Mitchell the School-Richland
Richland
174
$17,600
23
Summit Salon Academy
Tacoma
108
$17,200
24
Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Mountlake Terrace
Terrace
145
$17,100
25
Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Federal Way
Way
203
$17,100
26
Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology
Kennewick
114
$17,006
27
City University of Seattle
Seattle
2,199
$16,973
28
Fosbre Academy of Hair Design
Olympia
100
$16,700
29
Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett
Everett
165
$16,560
30
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline
Shoreline
79
$16,500
31
Tint School of Makeup & Cosmetology-Seattle
Seattle
74
$16,350
32
Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies
Kirkland
1,116
$15,600
33
Cortiva Institute-Seattle
Way
113
$15,510
34
Gary Manuel Aveda Institute
Seattle
136
$15,500
35
Aveda Institute Portland-Vancouver Campus
Vancouver
129
$15,000
36
Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building
Hadlock
48
$14,450
37
Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy
Yakima
104
$14,400
38
Carrington College-Spokane
Spokane
385
$14,322
39
Pima Medical Institute-Renton
Renton
688
$13,887
40
Pima Medical Institute-Seattle
Seattle
630
$13,887
41
Stylemaster College of Hair Design
Longview
69
$13,300
42
BJ's Beauty & Barber College
Tacoma
64
$13,150
43
Paul Mitchell the School-Spokane
Valley
173
$13,000
44
Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design
Spokane
106
$12,597
45
Paroba College of Cosmetology
Everett
138
$11,678
46
Washington State University
Pullman
30,614
$11,584
47
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Tacoma
5,162
$11,261
48
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle
46,166
$11,207
49
University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Bothell
5,981
$11,138
50
Washington State University-Tri Cities
Richland
--
$10,532
51
Inland Massage Institute
Spokane
46
$10,375
52
Washington State University-Vancouver
Vancouver
--
$10,319
53
University of Phoenix-Washington
Tukwila
162
$9,552
54
Western Washington University
Bellingham
15,915
$8,126
55
Central Washington University
Ellensburg
12,901
$8,072
56
International Air and Hospitality Academy
Vancouver
126
$8,025
57
Northwest HVAC/R Training Center
Spokane
48
$7,911
58
Faith International University
Tacoma
288
$7,875
59
The Evergreen State College
Olympia
3,907
$7,746
60
Eastern Washington University
Cheney
12,607
$7,323
61
Studio Beauty School
Valley
52
$6,760
62
International Beauty Education Center
Heights
32
$6,260
63
Clover Park Technical College
Lakewood
3,883
$5,740
64
Renton Technical College
Renton
3,763
$5,466
65
Bates Technical College
Tacoma
3,448
$5,391
66
Columbia Basin College
Pasco
6,708
$5,288
67
Yakima Valley College
Yakima
4,007
$5,163
68
South Seattle College
Seattle
6,716
$4,717
69
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham
4,411
$4,551
70
North Seattle College
Seattle
6,259
$4,461
71
Walla Walla Community College
Walla
4,253
$4,455
72
Peninsula College
Angeles
2,094
$4,453
73
Northwest Indian College
Bellingham
544
$4,437
74
Centralia College
Centralia
3,122
$4,437
75
South Puget Sound Community College
Olympia
4,951
$4,423
76
Clark College
Vancouver
10,000
$4,287
77
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma
6,496
$4,276
78
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Kirkland
3,697
$4,251
79
Skagit Valley College
Vernon
4,670
$4,200
80
Big Bend Community College
Lake
1,975
$4,161
81
Edmonds Community College
Lynnwood
8,100
$4,136
82
Grays Harbor College
Aberdeen
1,971
$4,080
83
Green River College
Auburn
8,048
$4,053
84
Wenatchee Valley College
Wenatchee
3,556
$4,035
85
Highline College
Moines
6,824
$4,026
86
Pierce College-Puyallup
Puyallup
4,590
$3,952
87
Cascadia College
Bothell
3,425
$3,931
88
Shoreline Community College
Shoreline
6,128
$3,873
89
Lower Columbia College
Longview
2,935
$3,864
90
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Lakewood
6,048
$3,862
91
Everett Community College
Everett
7,740
$3,794
92
Bellevue College
Bellevue
13,322
$3,778
93
Olympic College
Bremerton
6,476
$3,771
94
Seattle Central College
Seattle
6,928
$3,669
95
Bellingham Technical College
Bellingham
2,392
$3,600
96
Spokane Community College
Spokane
10,014
$3,547
97
Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane
5,589
$3,547

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Organizations in this Story

Academy of Interactive Entertainment Antioch University-Seattle Aveda Institute Portland-Vancouver Campus Bastyr University Bates Technical College Bellevue College Bellingham Technical College Big Bend Community College BJ's Beauty & Barber College Carrington College-Spokane Cascadia College Central Washington University Centralia College Charter College City University of Seattle Clark College Clover Park Technical College Columbia Basin College Cornish College of the Arts Cortiva Institute-Seattle DigiPen Institute of Technology Divers Institute of Technology Eastern Washington University Edmonds Community College Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy Everett Community College Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett Faith International University Fosbre Academy of Hair Design Gary Manuel Aveda Institute Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Federal Way Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Mountlake Terrace Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design Gonzaga University Grays Harbor College Green River College Heritage University Highline College Inland Massage Institute International Air and Hospitality Academy International Beauty Education Center Lake Washington Institute of Technology Lower Columbia College North Seattle College Northwest College of Art & Design Northwest HVAC/R Training Center Northwest Indian College Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building Northwest University Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies Olympic College Pacific Lutheran University Paroba College of Cosmetology Paul Mitchell the School-Richland Paul Mitchell the School-Spokane Peninsula College Perry Technical Institute Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom Pierce College-Puyallup Pima Medical Institute-Renton Pima Medical Institute-Seattle Renton Technical College Saint Martin's University Seattle Central College Seattle Film Institute Seattle Pacific University Seattle University Shoreline Community College Skagit Valley College South Puget Sound Community College South Seattle College Spokane Community College Spokane Falls Community College Studio Beauty School Stylemaster College of Hair Design Summit Salon Academy Tacoma Community College The Evergreen State College Tint School of Makeup & Cosmetology-Seattle Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline University of Phoenix-Washington University of Puget Sound University of Washington-Bothell Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Tacoma Campus Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla University Washington State University Washington State University-Tri Cities Washington State University-Vancouver Wenatchee Valley College Western Washington University Whatcom Community College Whitman College Whitworth University Yakima Valley College

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