The 10 member colleges of Independent Colleges of Washington collectively educate more than 35,000 students annually.
Approximately four in ten of our undergraduates qualify for Pell and/or Washington College grants; one-third are students of color; one in three students transfer credits from other institutions; and more than 1,000 are veterans.
We enroll students from all 39 Washington counties, each of our 49 sister states, and more than 90 countries.
Our 8,000 employees and nearly 200,000 alumni are making meaningful contributions to communities throughout the state.
Each year, our graduates make up one in five (20%) of the new bachelor’s and graduate degree earners in the state.
Independent Colleges of Washington promotes the unique educational opportunities of independent colleges in Washington, the benefits of students being able to attend their "best fit" college, and the value of higher education to the state.