Best Online Schools in Washington for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) March 29, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has compiled a list of the best colleges and universities with online programs in the state of Washington for 2017. Of the 11 four-year schools that were ranked, University of Washington, Washington State University, Heritage University, Central Washington University and Northwest University scored the top five spots. Washington’s top 11 two-year schools were also included on the list, with Edmonds Community College, Spokane Community College, Renton Technical College, Clark College and Shoreline Community College coming in as the top five.

“Online certificates and degree programs are gaining in popularity, especially for busy students who have to juggle other demands like work or family obligations,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “These schools in Washington have proven to be excellent options for a non-traditional education, going the extra mile to provide the tools and resources to help online students excel.”

To earn a spot on the “Best Online Schools in Washington” list, all colleges and universities must be institutionally accredited, public or private not-for-profit entities. Each college is also judged based on such criteria as student/teacher ratios, employment services, student counseling, graduation rates and financial aid availability.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:

Washington’s Best Online Four-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
  • Central Washington University
  • City University of Seattle
  • Eastern Washington University
  • Faith Evangelical College & Seminary
  • Gonzaga University
  • Heritage University
  • Northwest University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus
  • Washington State University
  • Western Washington University
Washington’s Best Online Two-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
  • Bellingham Technical College
  • Cascadia Community College
  • Clark College
  • Edmonds Community College
  • Grays Harbor College
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
  • Renton Technical College
  • Shoreline Community College
  • South Puget Sound Community College
  • Spokane Community College
  • Spokane Falls Community College

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