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    Washington State features more than 40 institutions of higher learning and more than 85 community colleges, career colleges, and technical schools. Washington State University and University of Washington are both regarded very highly nationally.

    • University of Washington-Seattle Campus

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      1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195
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      "The University of Washington - "the premier research institution north of Berkeley and west of Minnesota" - boasts thirteen colleges that offer programs for undergraduates and a picturesque and very happening Seattle location. There are a slew of "outdoorsy types" ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Whitman College

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      345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362
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      "Whitman is among the best-kept secrets west of the Mississippi. "This highly competitive but largely undiscovered gem of the inland Northwest has almost everything going for it: a beautiful setting, a rigorous curriculum; an "exceptionally willing" faculty; and a "helpful" ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • DigiPen Institute of Technology

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      9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, WA 98052
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      DigiPen Institute of Technology is college with 894 students located in Redmond, WA. learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Whitworth University

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      300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, WA 99251
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      "Whitworth College, a private liberal arts college associated with the Presbyterian Church, calls Spokane, WA home, and its 2,500 undergraduate students call themselves "a community of Christian scholars." They find relaxation in activities like mountain climbing. Many also study abroad ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • University of Puget Sound

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      1500 N. Warner Street, Tacoma, WA 98416
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      "Students rave that professors with "a passion for their subjects" and a "stimulating, rigorous learning environment" make the very competitive University of Puget Sound "the best school in Washington." Academics are rigorous, and people "study a lot" in the "large" ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Gonzaga University

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      E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99258
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      "Gonzaga University is a "top-notch" Jesuit university that offers a host of degree programs through five different colleges (arts and sciences, business administration, education, engineering, and professional studies). The "intellectually diverse" and "very conservative" students here enjoy intimate classes and ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Pacific Lutheran University

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      1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, WA 98447
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      A small school focused on student growth, Pacific Lutheran University, doesn't sacrifice academics because of its size. Emphasizing cross-cultural perspectives and global awareness in its courses, students have the option to join campus life activities, student clubs, and study abroad ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Walla Walla University

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      204 S College Ave, College Place, WA 99324
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      Tucked away in southeastern Washington's Walla Walla Valley, this Seventh Day Adventist college provides a faith-centered liberal arts curriculum to its approximately 1,600 undergraduate students. The venerable Sonnenberg Series, a friendly but intense basketball competition that pits Walla students against ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • University of Washington-Bothell Campus

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      18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
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      University of Washington-Bothell Campus is college with 4104 students located in Bothell, WA. learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Seattle University

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      900 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122
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      Enrolling about 7,500 students, Seattle University is a well-respected Jesuit Catholic institution that offers a liberal arts and professionally oriented curriculum as well as a focus on personal growth. Students have a wide range of extracurricular options including marksmanship and ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • University of Washington Tacoma

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      1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402
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      University of Washington Tacoma is college with 3626 students located in Tacoma, WA. learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Washington State University

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      French Administration Building, Pullman, WA 99164
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      "Underrated" Washington State University is good-sized "research institution" that offers cutting edge technology and a nationally recognized School of Communications (named after Edward R. Murrow, a legendary alum). There's tons of school spirit here, and Wazzoo's "very isolated" hometown of ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant

    Facts About Colleges in Washington

    • There are 76 Colleges in Washington.

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