College Education In Washington: Washington provides a fine assortment of public and private universities, with 46 public and 35 private institutions of higher education. Some of the most prominent colleges include the University of Washington, Seattle University and Washington State University.
Washington Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Washington (#41), Washington State University (#116); Liberal Arts Rankings – Whitman College (#37), University of Puget Sound (#81).
A Closer Look at Washington Education: Animal lovers take note - Washington State University is well known for its programs in veterinary medicine and animal science.
Did You Know?: The University of Washington was founded in 1861, long before Washington actually became a state in 1889.