Many prestigious colleges in Washington are around the cities of Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma and Olympia. There are a mix of research universities, art schools, and midsize colleges. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the "Evergreen State":
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard alums from University of Washington earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $114,900. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Washington is $59,140. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard alums from University of Washington earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $114,900. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Washington is $59,140. You do the math!
Washington residents can save tuition through the Western Undergraduate Exchange program. This program enables students to pursue degrees in one of 15 Western states at an in-state tuition rate. According to WICHE, Washington students have saved over $496 million out of state tuition since 1997. In 2018 tuition savings was over $502 million! Other participating states include Idaho and Oregon.
Also, Washington students can study at college, tuition-free by applying for the Washington College Grant. The grant helps low to middle income families who meet the income requirement. Tuition will be fully covered at an eligible two or four year college in Washington. The total award amount was between $2,900 to $10,800 in 2019.
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