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Washington Computer Science Colleges

59 Colleges
7,430 Yearly Graduations
$50,710 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,365 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Washington is ranked #11 in the country with 7,430 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,678 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $16,456 a year.

An estimated 31% of college students in Washington take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,841 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
1,429 Yearly Degrees
$11,465 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Washington - Seattle Campus is 47,576, of which 32,046 students are undergraduates and of those, 29,332 are full-time. For undergraduates at UW Seattle, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 46%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at UW Seattle take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,525 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UW Seattle with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Edmonds Community College

Lynnwood, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
510 Yearly Degrees
$4,017 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Edmonds Community College is 7,877, which includes 3,510 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

15% of Edmonds Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,806 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,200 during the early-career years.

#3

Green River College

Auburn, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
446 Yearly Degrees
$4,141 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,479 full-time undergraduates at GRC, and 8,435 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at GRC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,224 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from GRC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
442 Yearly Degrees
$11,639 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,329 students at UW Tacoma in total, 4,588 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,066 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW Tacoma is 4.2 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,131 a year. UW Tacoma has a 2.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW Tacoma is $44,900.

#5

Clover Park Technical College

Lakewood, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
438 Yearly Degrees
$5,740 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,973 students at CPTC in total, 2,313 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,099 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CPTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Bellevue College

Bellevue, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
353 Yearly Degrees
$3,866 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bellevue College is 12,563, which includes 6,602 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

6% of BC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,651 a year. BC has a 7.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BC is $35,700.

Public Public vs. Private
288 Yearly Degrees
$11,390 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Washington - Bothell Campus is 5,913, of which 5,350 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,631 are full-time. UW Bothell has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

27% of UW Bothell students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,662 a year. UW Bothell has a 2.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW Bothell is $44,900.

Public Public vs. Private
202 Yearly Degrees
$4,418 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,786 full-time undergraduates at LWTech, and 3,620 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,220 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LWTech is $34,700.

#9

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$11,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 26,062 undergraduates at Wazzu, of which 23,092 are full-time, and there are 31,607 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wazzu is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Wazzu take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,724 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,600 during the early-career years.

#10

Whatcom Community College

Bellingham, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
186 Yearly Degrees
$4,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,152 students at Whatcom Community College in total, 2,293 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,333 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,700 during the early-career years.

#11

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees
$8,273 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Washington University is 11,658, of which 11,111 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,977 are full-time. For undergraduates at CWU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at CWU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,019 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

#12

Renton Technical College

Renton, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
172 Yearly Degrees
$5,567 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,255 full-time undergraduates at Renton Technical College, and 3,755 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 17% of students at Renton Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,788 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Renton Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Spokane Community College

Spokane, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
165 Yearly Degrees
$3,634 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,225 students at Spokane Community College in total, 4,231 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

31% of Spokane Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,707 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Spokane Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Cascadia College

Bothell, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
161 Yearly Degrees
$4,055 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,387 students at Cascadia College in total, 1,694 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Cascadia College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,930 a year. Cascadia College has a 6.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#15

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$7,526 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,410 students at EWU in total, 10,756 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,498 are full-time. It takes the average EWU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at EWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,227 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from EWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Western Washington University

Bellingham, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$8,343 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,142 students at WWU in total, 15,240 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,887 are full-time. It takes the average WWU undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

44% of WWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,174 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from WWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$4,419 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tacoma Community College is 6,095, which includes 3,708 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of Tacoma Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tacoma Community College is $30,100.

#18

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
130 Yearly Degrees
$46,590 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,633 undergraduates at Seattle U, of which 4,410 are full-time, and there are 7,199 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Seattle U is 4.2 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Seattle U take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,521 a year. Seattle U has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Seattle U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Saint Martin's University

Lacey, Washington
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
124 Yearly Degrees
$38,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Martin’s University is 1,629, of which 1,389 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,257 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Martin’s is 4.3 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

73% of Saint Martin’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,724 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,600 during the early-career years.

#20

Peninsula College

Port Angeles, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
111 Yearly Degrees
$4,126 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,966 students at Peninsula College in total, 1,085 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,814 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Peninsula College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

DigiPen Institute of Technology

Redmond, Washington
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
103 Yearly Degrees
$32,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at DigiPen Institute of Technology is 1,174, of which 1,084 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,027 are full-time. For undergraduates at Digipen, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 80% of accepted students are men, and 20% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Digipen take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,705 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Digipen is $50,400.

#22

North Seattle College

Seattle, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
88 Yearly Degrees
$4,625 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,693 students at North Seattle in total, 1,730 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at North Seattle take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,388 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Seattle with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Everett Community College

Everett, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
85 Yearly Degrees
$3,881 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,254 full-time undergraduates at Everett Community College, and 7,977 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,027 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

#24

Columbia Basin College

Pasco, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
73 Yearly Degrees
$5,613 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,280 students at CBC in total, 3,920 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

7% of CBC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,671 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CBC is $27,400.

#25

Seattle Central College

Seattle, Washington
Public Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees
$3,779 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,622 full-time undergraduates at Seattle Central, and 6,743 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Seattle Central take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,752 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Seattle Central with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Washington Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Yakima Valley College 68
27 South Puget Sound Community College 64
28 Highline College 63
29 Olympic College 58
30 Bellingham Technical College 54
31 City University of Seattle 52
32 Gonzaga University 51
33 Skagit Valley College 48
34 Shoreline Community College 47
35 Clark College 44
35 Seattle Pacific University 44
37 Spokane Falls Community College 42
38 Charter College 41
39 Pierce College-Puyallup 39
40 Walla Walla Community College 35
41 Centralia College 31
42 Big Bend Community College 28
42 Wenatchee Valley College 28
44 Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom 26
45 Pacific Lutheran University 24
46 University of Puget Sound 22
47 Whitworth University 21
48 Bates Technical College 20
49 South Seattle College 14
50 Grays Harbor College 13
51 Whitman College 12
52 Academy of Interactive Entertainment 10
53 Walla Walla University 9
54 Lower Columbia College 6
54 Heritage University 6
56 Northwest Indian College 0
56 University of Phoenix - Washington 0
56 Northwest University 0
56 Northwest University - College of Adult and Professional Studies 0

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