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# Washington Trade Schools

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Washington is ranked #18 in the country with 17,135 degrees handed out in 2021. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $9,983 per year to get their degree at a college in Washington, while out of state students will pay an average of $13,940 per year.

About 40% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,099 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in Washington

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There are 3,416 full-time undergraduates at OC, and 5,357 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at OC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,888 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,562 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Clover Park Technical College is 3,591, which includes 1,962 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

13% of CPTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,434 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,690 during the early-career years.

There are 2,120 full-time undergraduates at Charter College, and 2,120 students altogether. For undergraduates at Charter College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

84% of Charter College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,433 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Charter College is $29,515.

There are 7,081 students at Spokane Community College in total, 3,878 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Spokane Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,701 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Spokane Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,123 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,848 students at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute in total, 1,127 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,446 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,545 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,760 full-time undergraduates at GRC, and 7,493 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,534 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GRC is $38,664.

There are 597 students at Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett in total, 597 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,924 a year. Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett has a 2.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,368 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,582 full-time undergraduates at Bates Technical College, and 3,369 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at Bates Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,029 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,225 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Renton Technical College is 3,214, which includes 1,069 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,483 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Renton Technical College is $40,851.

The total student population at Everett Community College is 7,580, which includes 4,086 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

6% of Everett Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,142 a year. Everett Community College has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Everett Community College is $36,138.

There are 666 students at PMI Renton in total, 666 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,783 a year. PMI Renton has a 7.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PMI Renton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,568 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 3,319, which includes 1,719 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at LWTech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,503 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,756 during the early-career years.

There are 107 full-time undergraduates at International Air and Hospitality Academy, and 107 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

75% of International Air and Hospitality Academy students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,468 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from International Air and Hospitality Academy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,746 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 881 full-time undergraduates at Perry Tech, and 881 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

92% of Perry Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,790 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $50,422 during the early-career years.

There are 2,357 full-time undergraduates at Skagit Valley College, and 4,227 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,702 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,488 during the early-career years.

There are 646 full-time undergraduates at PMI Seattle, and 646 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 76% of students at PMI Seattle take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,195 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,568 during the early-career years.

There are 3,997 full-time undergraduates at Clark College, and 7,665 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Clark College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,417 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,169 during the early-career years.

There are 5,763 students at Seattle Central in total, 3,068 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

6% of Seattle Central students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,941 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Seattle Central is $34,048.

There are 1,670 full-time undergraduates at Walla Walla Community College, and 2,940 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

22% of Walla Walla Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,901 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,376 during the early-career years.

There are 1,359 full-time undergraduates at Big Bend Community College, and 1,892 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

11% of Big Bend Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,903 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,702 during the early-career years.

There are 3,035 full-time undergraduates at Edmonds Community College, and 6,545 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,507 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Edmonds Community College is $38,523.

There are 2,778 full-time undergraduates at South Puget Sound Community College, and 4,665 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at South Puget Sound Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,082 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,822 during the early-career years.

There are 1,731 full-time undergraduates at North Seattle, and 5,240 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

5% of North Seattle students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,141 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from North Seattle with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,674 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,544 full-time undergraduates at Shoreline Community College, and 5,382 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Shoreline Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,143 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Shoreline Community College is $40,394.

There are 229 students at Divers Institute of Technology in total, 229 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

47% of Divers Institute of Technology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $13,420 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,570 during the early-career years.

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