Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 90.2%16
Bachelor's degree: 32.1%12
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 95,87313
Net international migrants84,0008
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area84.0%
% in nonmetropolitan area16.0%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $4,291
Public 4-year: $10,846
Median Income
Family of 4: $85,013
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 5.0%
Public 4-year: 12.8%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 3.6%
Asian/Pacific: 8.3%
Hispanic: 11.9%
Native American: 1.3%
White: 71.0%
Other/Multiple: 3.8%
Total Minority: 25.2%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $408.05
National Rank: 14
% change 2004-05:4.4
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 2,042
% Change: 1.2%

Member Institutions in Washington


 Number of Colleges

Public: 33
Independent: 1
Tribal: 1

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 187,630
Fall 2004: 188,036
Full-year 2003/2004: 303,818
% of population served:

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 44.8%
Female: 55.2%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 54.4%
Part-time: 45.6%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 4.8%
Asian/Pacific: 7.1%
Hispanic: 10.1%
Native American: 1.4%
White: 56.1%
Other: 20.5%
Total Minority:23.4%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 8.8%13.0%
18 to 21: 23.5%40.0%
22 to 29: 28.0%24.1%
30 to 39: 20.4%12.6%
40 and older: 19.3%10.3%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $73,003
Public 4-year: $100,680
Independent 2-year: $50,256
Independent 4-year: $80,217

 Full Time Employees

#% newly hired
Faculty: 3,7203.2%
Executive/management: 1,5043.2%
Other Professionals: 1,2485.0%
Other staff: 4,0482.3%

 Financial Aid

Pell Grants (in millions)
State total: $480.86
Community colleges: $259.36
% to community colleges: 53.9%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $359.46

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $564,347,399
Local: $0
Total: $564,347,399

 Highest Paying Occupations

Occupation
Median Salary
Dental Hygienists$80,100
Computer Specialists, All Other$72,300
Radiation Therapists$69,300
Nuclear Medicine Technologists$64,800
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$63,000

 Fastest Growing Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Veterinary technologists and technicians9301,27036.6%
Barbers3,9105,02028.4%
Manicurists and pedicurists76097027.6%
Architectural and civil drafters2,3402,98027.4%
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists*14,04017,73026.3%

 Fastest Declining Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
No occupations that meet the criteria00
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