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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Washington (Seattle, WA)


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University of Washington is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 105 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 83%
Applicants who took ACT 34%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+12%
600-69937%
600+49%

SAT Math Score

700+26%
600-69944%
600+70%

ACT Score

30-3635%
24-2951%
24+86%

Students applied31,611
Students admitted17,451
Admission rate55%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate61%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,768
Fees$1,071
Room and board$11,310
Estimated book expense$1,206
Total cost$24,355

Cost after need-based aid$9,355
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,855

Average debt at graduation$21,532

Out of State

Tuition$33,072
Fees$1,071
Room and board$11,310
Estimated book expense$1,206
Total cost$46,659

Cost after need-based aid$31,659
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,159

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$52,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met82%
Average need-based aid$15,000
Average non-need-based aid$5,500

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment30,672

Full-Time

Men13,244
Women14,520

Part-Time

Men1,427
Women1,481

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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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