LearnHowToBecome.org Ranks Best Colleges in Washington for 2017

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Top 40 Schools Honored after Evaluation of Program Offerings, Career Resources, Grad Rates

LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its list of the best colleges and universities in the state of Washington for 2017. Of the 19 four-year schools that made the list, Gonzaga University, University of Washington, Seattle University, University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University were the top five institutions. Of the 21 two-year schools that were also included, Edmonds Community College, Shorelines Community College, Renton Technical College, Bates Technical College and Clark College took the top five. A list of all the winning schools is included below.

“Washington state’s unemployment rate recently hit a nine-year low, which is great news for people interested in pursuing a college degree,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Our analysis shows schools going the extra mile for students in terms of career preparation, by providing high-quality programs and resources that are translating into student success in the job market.”

To be included on the “Best Colleges in Washington” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career services offered, availability of financial aid and such additional metrics as student/teacher ratios and graduation rates.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Washington” list, visit:

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/washington/

Washington’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
Bastyr University
Central Washington University
City University of Seattle
Eastern Washington University
Gonzaga University
Heritage University
Northwest University
Pacific Lutheran University
Saint Martin's University
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle University
Trinity Lutheran College
University of Puget Sound
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Walla Walla University
Washington State University
Western Washington University
Whitman College
Whitworth University

Washington’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
Bates Technical College
Bellingham Technical College
Big Bend Community College
Cascadia Community College
Clark College
Edmonds Community College
Everett Community College
Grays Harbor College
Lower Columbia College
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
Pierce College at Puyallup
Renton Technical College
Seattle Vocational Institute
Shoreline Community College
South Puget Sound Community College
Spokane Community College
Spokane Falls Community College
Tacoma Community College
Walla Walla Community College
Wenatchee Valley College
Whatcom Community College

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About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

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