Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

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University of Washington is ranked 7 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 96 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 40%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+16%
600-69937%
600+53%

SAT Math Score

700+30%
600-69940%
600+70%

ACT Score

30-3644%
24-2942%
24+87%

Students applied43,517
Students admitted19,733
Admission rate45%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate65%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,909
Fees$1,065
Room and board$12,117
Estimated book expense$825
Total cost$23,916

Cost after need-based aid$8,916
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,916

Average debt at graduation$21,900

Out of State

Tuition$34,473
Fees$1,065
Room and board$12,117
Estimated book expense$825
Total cost$48,480

Cost after need-based aid$33,480
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,480

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met82%
Average need-based aid$15,000
Average non-need-based aid$6,000

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment30,933

Full-Time

Men13,459
Women14,921

Part-Time

Men1,279
Women1,274

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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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