Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 89.4%9
Bachelor's degree: 31.3%9
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 338,7474
Net international migrants144,46511
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area87.5%
% in nonmetropolitan area12.5%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $2,390
Public 4-year: $4,926
Median Income
Family of 4: $70,857
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 3.4%
Public 4-year: 7.0%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 3.2%
Asian/Pacific: 6.6%
Hispanic: 8.5%
Native American: 1.1%
White: 77.3%
Other/Multiple: 3.3%
Total Minority: 22.7%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $268.50
National Rank: 21
% change 2004-05:3.7
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 8,597
% Change: 5.3%

Member Institutions in Washington


 Number of Colleges

Public: 33
Independent: 1
Tribal: 1

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 184,910
Fall 2004: 187,630
Full-year 2003/2004: 324,752
% of population served: 6.8%

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 42.9%
Female: 57.1%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 46.7%
Part-time: 53.3%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 4.3%
Asian/Pacific: 6.8%
Hispanic: 5.2%
Native American: 1.7%
White: 66.9%
Other: 15.0%
Total Minority:18.0%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 6.8%7.9%
18 to 21: 18.9%44.2%
22 to 29: 24.2%22.6%
30 to 39: 22.3%12.7%
40 and older: 27.8%12.6%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $47,880
Public 4-year: $64,982
Independent 2-year:
Independent 4-year: $58,679

 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: $191.48
Community colleges: $56.20
% to community colleges: 29.3%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $149.41

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $1,413,097
Local: $0
Total: $1,413,097

 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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