2019 Best Online Colleges in Washington

by-state-2019-washington-Badge

The schools on this list are the best online colleges in Washington state based on the tuition rate and the median salary reported by alumni who are at the midpoint of their careers. University of Washington - Seattle, ranked #1 on the list, offers an annual tuition of $10,395 and a high salary of $100,000. UW-Seattle offers online undergraduate degrees in education and social science and master's degrees in specialties such as aerospace engineering and public health. Bellevue College offers the most affordable tuition rate of $6,445 per year and has an alumni salary of $66,400.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Washington, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 University of Washington - Seattle Annual Tuition $10,395 Median Salary $100,000
#2 #2 Washington State University Annual Tuition $10,135 Median Salary $91,500
#3 #3 Western Washington University Annual Tuition $8,130 Median Salary $89,500
#4 #4 City University of Seattle Annual Tuition $16,245 Median Salary $87,000
#5 #5 Northwest University Annual Tuition $12,750 Median Salary $71,100
#6 #6 Bellevue College Annual Tuition $6,445 Median Salary $66,400
#7 #7 Heritage University Annual Tuition $17,824 Median Salary $49,800
Salary data provided by Payscale Logo. Updated 2018.

2019 Online Colleges in Washington Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $10,395
  • Median Salary: $100,000
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Seattle

Online Bachelor's Degrees (2)

Online Master's Degrees (22)

Online Certificate Programs (15)

  • Annual Tuition: $10,135
  • Median Salary: $91,500
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Pullman

Online Bachelor's Degrees (45)

Show More Degrees »

Online Master's Degrees (16)

Online Certificate Programs (23)

Show More Degrees »
  • Annual Tuition: $8,130
  • Median Salary: $89,500
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Bellingham
  • Annual Tuition: $16,245
  • Median Salary: $87,000
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Seattle

Online Associate Degrees (2)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (38)

Show More Degrees »

Online Master's Degrees (22)

Show More Degrees »

Online Doctoral Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (16)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,750
  • Median Salary: $71,100
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Kirkland
  • Annual Tuition: $6,445
  • Median Salary: $66,400
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Bellevue
  • Annual Tuition: $17,824
  • Median Salary: $49,800
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Toppenish
Find an Online Degree:

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Washington (35)

There are 35 colleges and universities across Washington State that offer online degree programs. Common online degree subjects at these schools include business, management, and information technology. The University of Washington - Seattle offers a variety of online master's degrees, including an Executive Master of Public Health, a Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering, and a Master of Aerospace Engineering. At the undergraduate level, Eastern Washington University has a fully online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with multiple options for specializations including philosophy, addiction studies, and child services.

At a Glance:

  • Washington State is home to 21 affordable online schools with tuition under $15,000 per year.
  • Ten percent of students at Western Governors University, a military friendly school with a location in Washington, are active military, veterans, or family of military members.

References

0% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
This website offers school details to prospective students as an informational resource. The appearance of a school listing on this website should not be interpreted as an endorsement by the school of this site.
Recommendation rate refers to the percent of students who said they would recommend this school based on reviews submitted to our partner site, GradReports.com.
This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.