Washington Graduate Schools

2023 Washington Graduate Schools Statistics

In Washington State, there are 107 colleges and universities - 48 public and 59 private schools. Among them, 34 schools are offering graduate programs.
24 Washington Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) in Washington. Total 38,487 students are attending Washington Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The 2023 average graduate school tuition & fees at Washington Graduate Schools is $15,045 for Washington residents and $23,833 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for Washington Graduate Schools.
Washington Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools107 schools
By Types48 public, 59 private
By Levels103 undergraduate schools
34 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
5 National Universities
1 Liberal Arts Colleges
3 Law Schools
2 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$6,119 Washington residents
$18,332 out-of-state
Graduate$15,045 Washington residents
$23,833 out-of-state
Student Population314,620
Undergraduate276,133
Graduate38,487
Students to Faculty Ratio14.87 to 1

Washington Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists Washington Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Washington college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2022-2023 Washington Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Washington-Seattle CampusPublic, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $31,530
($18,057 Residents)
16,106 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 685 programs 21 to 1
3 Gonzaga UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSpokane, WA $19,811 2,169 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 78 programs 12 to 1
4 University of Washington-Bothell CampusPublic, 4 yearsBothell, WA $31,512
($18,039 Residents)
543 Master's 54 programs 21 to 1
5 University of Washington-Tacoma CampusPublic, 4 yearsTacoma, WA $31,746
($18,273 Residents)
711 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 64 programs 15 to 1
6 Western Washington UniversityPublic, 4 yearsBellingham, WA $25,638
($12,963 Residents)
946 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 247 programs 17 to 1
7 Washington State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsPullman, WA $28,860
($14,063 Residents)
4,927 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 362 programs 15 to 1
8 Seattle UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $15,033 3,075 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 220 programs 10 to 1
9 Northwest UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsKirkland, WA $19,478 294 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 58 programs 9 to 1
10 Seattle Pacific UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $20,094 686 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 101 programs 12 to 1
11 Eastern Washington UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCheney, WA $29,811
($13,758 Residents)
3,306 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 175 programs 19 to 1
12 Pacific Lutheran UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsTacoma, WA $32,666 332 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 62 programs 11 to 1
13 Walla Walla UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCollege Place, WA $27,405 132 Master's 82 programs 13 to 1
14 Central Washington UniversityPublic, 4 yearsEllensburg, WA $26,390
($12,430 Residents)
514 Master's, Post-MS 312 programs 14 to 1
15 Whitworth UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSpokane, WA $12,816 368 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 75 programs 10 to 1
16 University of Puget SoundPrivate, 4 yearsTacoma, WA $37,307 311 Master's 57 programs 9 to 1
17 The Evergreen State CollegePublic, 4 yearsOlympia, WA $27,785
($12,776 Residents)
254 Master's 5 programs 17 to 1
18 Saint Martin's UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLacey, WA $15,412 244 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 55 programs 11 to 1
20 City University of SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $11,812 821 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 59 programs 6 to 1
21 Antioch University-SeattlePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $19,278 719 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 21 programs 3 to 1
22 Heritage UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsToppenish, WA $10,020 57 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 81 programs 8 to 1
- DigiPen Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsRedmond, WA $29,940 57 Master's 9 programs 10 to 1
- Seattle Film InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $34,000 31 Master's 5 programs 8 to 1
- Seattle Institute of East Asian MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $27,650 33 Master's 2 programs -
- Pacific Northwest University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsYakima, WA $38,540 620 Master's 2 programs -
- The Seattle School of Theology & PsychologyPrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $16,104 283 Master's 3 programs -
- Pinchot UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $30,095 30 - - -
- Bastyr UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsKenmore, WA $32,186 654 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 19 programs 9 to 1
- Faith International UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsTacoma, WA $8,585 158 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 13 programs 10 to 1
- Northwest University-Center for Online and Extended EducationPrivate, 4 yearsKirkland, WA $16,446 136 Post-BS, Master's 20 programs 17 to 1
- University of Phoenix-WashingtonPrivate, 4 yearsTukwila, WA $16,752 9 - - 8 to 1
Average$15,045 Residents
$23,833 Out-of-State
38,487 - 64 programs 14.87 to 1
*Washington college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Washington Best Colleges

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3. Gonzaga UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSpokane, WA
6. Western Washington UniversityPublic, 4 yearsBellingham, WA
7. Washington State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsPullman, WA
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