Top Seattle Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 7 top community colleges in Seattle, Washington, serving 33,397 students.
  • For Seattle community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,908 per year for in-state students and $7,632 for out-of-state students. (view national tuition costs).
  • Seattle community colleges have a diversity score of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Top Seattle, WA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • The Art Institute of Seattle
    Private, for profit
    2323 Elliott Ave
    Seattle WA  98121
    (206)448-0900

    1,378 students
  • 2400 S 240th St
    Seattle WA  98198
    (206)878-3710

    6,443 students
  • 9600 College Way North
    Seattle WA  98103
    (206)934-3600

    6,493 students
  • 9709 Third Ave NE Suite 400
    Seattle WA  98115
    (206)322-6100

    760 students
  • 1701 Broadway Avenue
    Seattle WA  98122
    (206)934-3800

    6,773 students
  • 16101 Greenwood Ave N
    Seattle WA  98133
    (206)546-4101

    6,015 students
  • 6000 16th Ave SW
    Seattle WA  98106
    (206)934-5300

    5,535 students
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