Higher Education

College Admissions: Learn about the many post secondary options available in our State

College Readiness: The College Readiness Project and the Transition Math Project

College Credit in High School:  Explore options such as Running Start, Advanced Placement, and Dual Credit Programs.


Tuition and College CostsL Costs related to tuition and fees for higher education in Washington

Transfers: Policies and procedures related to student transfers between higher education institutions

Student Residency: Residency guidelines for the determination of in-state tuition

Assessments of Prior Learning: Credits awarded based on skills and knowledge gained outside the classroom


Data and Reports: Archive of work from the Council’s research, policy, and planning team


Economic and Workforce Development: An educated workforce is essential to the vibrant Washington economy

The Roadmap

2015 Update: The 2015 Roadmap Update examines progress towards Washington's educational attainment goals

2013 Report: The 2013 Roadmap identifies two overarching goals for increasing educational attainment in Washington

Strategic Action Plan

Plan: The Strategic Action Plan includes specific policy and investment recommendations to make significant progress toward the state's educational attainment goals