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# Washington Healthcare Colleges

Washington ranked #26 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2021. Around 10,021 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $13,432 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $17,559 a year.

About 26% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,980 per year.

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## Most Popular Healthcare Schools in Washington

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There are 32,244 undergraduates at UW Seattle, of which 29,350 are full-time, and there are 48,149 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

20% of UW Seattle students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,832 a year. UW Seattle has a 0.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UW Seattle with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $59,911 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Washington State University is 31,159, of which 25,470 students are undergraduates and of those, 22,315 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wazzu is 4.5 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

29% of Wazzu students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,487 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wazzu is $53,297.

There are 10,292 undergraduates at EWU, of which 8,685 are full-time, and there are 12,349 students altogether. For undergraduates at EWU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,607 a year. EWU has a 1.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,372 during the early-career years.

There are 4,244 undergraduates at Seattle U, of which 4,045 are full-time, and there are 7,050 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,017 a year. Seattle U has a 0.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Seattle U is $61,038.

The total student population at University of Washington - Bothell Campus is 6,304, of which 5,659 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,911 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UW Bothell. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 23% of students at UW Bothell take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,009 a year. UW Bothell has a 0.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UW Bothell with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $59,911 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,068 full-time undergraduates at Seattle Central, and 5,763 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at Seattle Central take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,660 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Seattle Central is $34,202.

There are 12,286 students at BC in total, 6,747 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

4% of BC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,486 a year. BC has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,901 during the early-career years.

There are 4,852 undergraduates at Gonzaga, of which 4,744 are full-time, and there are 7,295 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Gonzaga is 92%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

42% of Gonzaga students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,537 a year. Gonzaga has a 0.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Gonzaga is $65,106.

There are 7,081 students at Spokane Community College in total, 3,878 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 27% of students at Spokane Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,416 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Spokane Community College is $34,644.

The total student population at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 3,319, which includes 1,719 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

7% of LWTech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,760 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,447 during the early-career years.

There are 3,492 full-time undergraduates at Tacoma Community College, and 5,823 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at Tacoma Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,901 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tacoma Community College is $37,974.

There are 15,197 students at WWU in total, 14,194 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,622 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WWU is 4.5 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

30% of WWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,437 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WWU is $44,786.

There are 2,120 students at Charter College in total, 2,120 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Charter College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Approximately 92% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,607 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Charter College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,938 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 904 students at Bastyr University in total, 109 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 69 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Bastyr University has a 0.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bastyr University is $41,982.

The total student population at Highline College is 5,829, which includes 3,140 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Highline take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,967 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Highline with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,102 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,580 students at Everett Community College in total, 4,086 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,945 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Everett Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,107 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,665 students at Clark College in total, 3,997 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,630 a year. Clark College has a 2.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Clark College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,330 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Shoreline Community College is 5,382, which includes 2,544 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,432 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Shoreline Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,935 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Pacific Lutheran University is 2,907, of which 2,544 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,486 are full-time. It takes the average PLU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

47% of PLU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,921 a year. PLU has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $53,149 during the early-career years.

There are 99 undergraduates at Antioch University - Seattle, of which 11 are full-time, and there are 735 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,333 during the early-career years.

There are 11,174 students at CWU in total, 10,518 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,235 are full-time. It takes the average CWU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

42% of CWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,469 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,333 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Columbia Basin College is 6,745, which includes 3,770 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,055 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,286 during the early-career years.

There are 3,954 students at YVC in total, 2,701 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

7% of YVC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,509 a year. YVC has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from YVC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,914 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,848 students at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute in total, 1,127 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,235 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,984 during the early-career years.

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