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List of the Largest Colleges in Washington

If you want to attend a school in Washington with a diverse pool of students while earning your degree, the big college experience will be perfect for you. Not only are the students from different backgrounds and places in such a setting, big colleges also offer a wide variety of classes and degree programs for students to choose from. If you are looking to participate in Greek life by joining a fraternity or sorority, a big college will have a multitude of those. Athletes can also participate in competitive sports when they are not busy studying or in class. To help you make a decision on which college to attend, we have compiled a list of Washington's biggest colleges below.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate Details
1

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle

WA

$10,374

4 year

94.14%

# of Students 50,006

2

Washington State University

Pullman

WA

$16,427

4 year

80.11%

# of Students 31,440

3

Bellevue College

Bellevue

WA

$7,425

4 year

N/A

# of Students 21,653

4

Clark College

Vancouver

WA

$7,379

2 year

63.86%

# of Students 16,609

5

Eastern Washington University

Cheney

WA

$11,954

4 year

77.47%

# of Students 16,583

6

Western Washington University

Bellingham

WA

$15,184

4 year

82.6%

# of Students 16,570

7

Central Washington University

Ellensburg

WA

$14,199

4 year

78.87%

# of Students 15,138

8

Spokane Falls Community College

Spokane

WA

$6,145

2 year

58.04%

# of Students 14,328

9

Edmonds Community College

Lynnwood

WA

$7,981

2 year

61.71%

# of Students 13,935

10

Everett Community College

Everett

WA

$6,975

2 year

66.6%

# of Students 13,613

11

Seattle Central College

Seattle

WA

$4,953

4 year

N/A

# of Students 11,661

12

Green River Community College

Auburn

WA

$8,978

4 year

61.96%

# of Students 11,600

13

Tacoma Community College

Tacoma

WA

$5,333

2 year

64.65%

# of Students 11,416

14

Olympic College

Bremerton

WA

$5,940

4 year

N/A

# of Students 11,066

15

Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom

Lakewood

WA

$5,964

2 year

53.23%

# of Students 10,948

16

North Seattle College

Seattle

WA

$5,554

4 year

N/A

# of Students 10,349

17

Highline College

Des Moines

WA

$7,508

4 year

63.03%

# of Students 10,151

18

Spokane Community College

Spokane

WA

$4,468

2 year

58.46%

# of Students 10,073

19

Columbia Basin College

Pasco

WA

$7,207

4 year

N/A

# of Students 9,251

20

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline

WA

$6,766

2 year

67.74%

# of Students 9,076

21

South Seattle College

Seattle

WA

$6,698

4 year

N/A

# of Students 8,694

22

Gonzaga University

Spokane

WA

N/A

4 year

92.4%

# of Students 8,578

23

Seattle University

Seattle

WA

N/A

4 year

86.95%

# of Students 8,391

24

Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla

WA

$6,644

2 year

63.44%

# of Students 8,254

25

Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon

WA

$9,151

4 year

59.95%

# of Students 7,560


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