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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 79%
Applicants who took ACT: 37%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 38%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 13%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 51%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Math score 700+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600+: 72%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 38%
ACT score 24+: 86%
Students applied: 36,840
Students admitted: 19,646
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 21
4-year graduation rate: 63%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 31,063
Full-time enrolled men: 13,460
Full-time enrolled women: 14,917
Part-time enrolled men: 1,355
Part-time enrolled women: 1,331
Freshmen retained: 94%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,694
Fees (in state): $1,059
Tuition (out of state): $33,732
Fees (out of state): $1,059
Room and board: $11,691
Est. book expense: $825
Total cost (in state): $23,269
Total cost (out of state): $47,307
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$7,769
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$17,469
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,807
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$41,507
Average debt at graduation: $21,180

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 82%
Average need-based aid: $15,500
Average non-need-based aid: $5,800

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

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