Best Washington Community Colleges (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 37 community colleges serving 185,337 students in Washington (36 public colleges and 1 private colleges).
For Washington community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,058 per year for in-state students and $7,211 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,532 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Shoreline Community College, Green River College and Renton Technical College.
Washington community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 53% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(WA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
7%
Hispanic
15%
Black
5%
White
47%
Hawaiian
1%
Two or more races
8%
Non Resident
4%
Unknown
12%
WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Washington Community Colleges (2022-23)

College
Location
Students
Bellevue College
Public
3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 564-1000
| 12,563 students
Bellingham Technical College
Public
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 752-7000
| 2,325 students
Cascadia College
Cascadia College Photo - Cascadia College logo
Public
18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011
(425) 352-8000
| 3,387 students
Centralia College
Public
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531
(360) 736-9391
| 3,077 students
Charter College
Private for-profit
17200 S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard, Suite 100
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 448-2000
| 2,474 students
Clover Park Technical College
Public
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 589-5800
| 3,973 students
Grays Harbor College
Public
1620 Edward P Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 532-9020
| 1,853 students
Green River College
Public
12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 833-9111
| 8,435 students
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 739-8100
| 3,620 students
North Seattle College
Public
9600 College Way North
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 934-3600
| 5,693 students
Renton Technical College
Public
3000 NE Fourth St
Renton, WA 98056
(425) 235-2352
| 3,755 students
Shoreline Community College
Public
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133
(206) 546-4101
| 5,884 students
Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla Community College Photo - The Fourth of July is celebrated with fireworks over the Dietrich Dome on Walla Walla Community College's campus
Public
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362
(509) 522-2500
| 3,671 students
Bates Technical College
Bates Technical College Photo - Dental Assisting students learn in a real-world dental office, open to the public.
Public
1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 680-7000
| 4,377 students
Big Bend Community College
Public
7662 Chanute St NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
(509) 793-2222
| 2,131 students
Clark College
Public
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663
(360) 699-6398
| 9,233 students
Columbia Basin College
Public
2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 547-0511
| 7,280 students
Edmonds Community College
Edmonds Community College Photo - Edmonds Community College offers Associate of Science degrees with areas of emphasis in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology and Earth Science, Physics, Computer Science, General Pre- Engineering, and the Pre-Engineering areas of Bioengineering: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Industrial, and Materials Science.
Public
20000 68th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036
(425) 640-1459
| 7,877 students
Everett Community College
Public
2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 388-9100
| 7,977 students
Highline College
Highline College Photo - Looking west from the plaza outside the library and student union.
Public
2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
(206) 878-3710
| 6,310 students
Lower Columbia College
Lower Columbia College Photo - Lower Columbia College's state-of-the-art Health and Science Building
Public
1600 Maple Street
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 442-2311
| 2,703 students
Olympic College
Public
1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
(360) 792-6050
| 6,278 students
Peninsula College
Public
1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 452-9277
| 1,966 students
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom Photo - Students gather outside the Gaspard Building on the Puyallup Campus.
Public
9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
(253) 964-6500
| 6,195 students
Pierce College-Puyallup
Public
9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
(253) 964-6500
| 4,566 students
Pima Medical Institute-Renton
Public
555 South Renton Village Place Suite 110
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 228-9600
| 717 students
Pima Medical Institute-Seattle
Public
9709 Third Ave NE Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 322-6100
| 577 students
Seattle Central College
Public
1701 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 934-3800
| 6,743 students
Skagit Valley College
Public
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 416-7600
| 5,085 students
2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 596-5200
| 4,974 students
South Seattle College
Public
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
(206) 934-5300
| 6,141 students
Spokane Community College
Public
1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217
(509) 533-7000
| 10,225 students
3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 533-3500
| 5,023 students
Tacoma Community College
Public
6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466
(253) 566-5000
| 6,095 students
Wenatchee Valley College
Public
1300 Fifth St
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 682-6800
| 3,352 students
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Community Colleges in Washington (Closed)

School
Location
Students
2323 Elliott Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-0900
| 1,378 students
1615 75th Street Sw, Suite 220
Everett, WA 98203
(425) 583-0200
| 279 students
13518 E Indiana Avenue
Spokane, WA 99216
(509) 926-2900
| 295 students

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