For all kinds of students
Whether 16 or 60, urban or rural, students of all backgrounds find paths to today's jobs at Washington's community and technical colleges.
We serve 370,000 students each year.
Affordable and accessible
Washington's community and technical colleges are affordable and accessible for students and families.
Tuition is just $4,072 per year.
Connected with employers
More than 2,000 employers partner with Washington's community and technical colleges to prepare students of all ages for today's jobs.
Partnered with universities
Washington ranks #1 in the nation for community and technical college transfer students who complete their bachelor's degrees.¹
¹ "Tracking Transfer" by Community College Research Center, Teachers College at Columbia University, January 2016.
Our colleges create better jobs, brighter futures and a stronger Washington. Discover why community and technical colleges are a great choice for students.
Three Mission Areas
Washington state's community and technical college system focuses on three mission areas: