How much does it cost to get a four-year degree?
Three of the top four universities in Washington state, with the University of Washington at the top, have a cost of $36,000 per year for a four year degree.
The University of Oregon has the most expensive four-years at $43,000.
The four-schools average cost of a four years is $40,000, according to the Washington State University’s website.
A four-week, full-time associate degree costs $24,000 at Oregon, $26,000 in Washington and $32,000 elsewhere.
University of California-Davis has the lowest four-quarter tuition cost at $11,700.
Washington State has the highest four-month cost at a $36.50 per credit hour, according the University College of London’s website, which is based on the University’s current average tuition.
The cost is higher in the Seattle area, where a one-year associate degree is $22,700 at UW, compared to $14,000 nationally.
University and private colleges are the only public universities with four-dollar per credit hours.
UW’s tuition is $41,000 and Oregon’s $39,000 according to a news release from the university.
The cheapest four-semester degree in Washington is at the University Of Washington, with a one year associate degree costing $18,500 at $42,000 tuition and fees.
The lowest is at Oregon State University at a three-year, associate degree at $26.50.
The median cost is $23,500 in the University System of Washington, which covers Seattle and Portland, according a release from that state’s Office of the President.
The Washington State average is $36 and the Oregon average is nearly $39.