Washington has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, Washington State University beats out Eastern Washington University with a safety score of 95.0 out of 100 to 92.4 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with City University having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $7699. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Washington, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Whitman College scores highest with a 96.5 out of 100 score, followed by University of Washington (95.4) and Gonzaga University (95.3). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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