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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83%
Applicants who took ACT: 34%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 37%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 49%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 44%
SAT I Math score 700+: 26%
SAT I Math score 600+: 70%
ACT score 24-29: 51%
ACT score 30-36: 35%
ACT score 24+: 86%
Students applied: 31,611
Students admitted: 17,451
Admission rate: 55%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 61%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 30,672
Full-time enrolled men: 13,244
Full-time enrolled women: 14,520
Part-time enrolled men: 1,427
Part-time enrolled women: 1,481
Freshmen retained: 94%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $10,768
Fees (in state): $1,071
Tuition (out of state): $33,072
Fees (out of state): $1,071
Room and board: $11,310
Est. book expense: $1,206
Total cost (in state): $24,355
Total cost (out of state): $46,659
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$9,355
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,855
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,659
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$41,159
Average debt at graduation: $21,532

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 82%
Average need-based aid: $15,000
Average non-need-based aid: $5,500

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

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