Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Washington (Seattle, WA)


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University of Washington is ranked 12 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 117 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 79%
Applicants who took ACT 37%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+13%
600-69938%
600+51%

SAT Math Score

700+30%
600-69942%
600+72%

ACT Score

30-3638%
24-2948%
24+86%

Students applied36,840
Students admitted19,646
Admission rate53%

Students per faculty21

4-year graduation rate63%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,694
Fees$1,059
Room and board$11,691
Estimated book expense$825
Total cost$23,269

Cost after need-based aid$7,769
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,469

Average debt at graduation$21,180

Out of State

Tuition$33,732
Fees$1,059
Room and board$11,691
Estimated book expense$825
Total cost$47,307

Cost after need-based aid$31,807
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,507

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met82%
Average need-based aid$15,500
Average non-need-based aid$5,800

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment31,063

Full-Time

Men13,460
Women14,917

Part-Time

Men1,355
Women1,331

Freshmen retained94%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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