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

Reengaging Adult Students: Understand the framework to support the educational success of returning adult studentsUnderstand WSAC's framework to support the educational success of returning adult students.

Tuition and College Costs: 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

Academic Credit for 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

Attainment Gap Model: Student flow model estimating the number of credentialed residents needed to reach the statewide attainment goal


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

The Roadmap

Roadmap Reports & ResourcesReports and resources related to Washington's educational attainment goals

Roadmap DashboardData visualizations to measure and track progress towards the state's educational attainment goals

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