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Postsecondary Options for Students in Washington State

Washington’s Postsecondary Education and Training system encompasses more than just two- and four-year colleges. 

The interactive maps below display a more comprehensive overview of the educational opportunities available to Washington students by including regionally accredited, credential granting institutions, as well as private career colleges and apprenticeship sites. Site data has been compiled from the federal Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS),  Washington's Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board's Career Bridge and the U.S. Veterans Administration.  

Location Dashboards

Statewide Location Map

Location Map with Insets


Location Tables

Combined Map and Location Table

All Maps Updated: January 2018.  Next Update: Winter 2018.

Sources: WSAC analysis of IPEDS Institutional Characteristics HD survey data from the U.S. Dept. of Education, Career Bridge site data from the Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board and GI Comparison Tool data from the U.S. Veterans Administration.  

View the following resources for more details of eligible sites and other visualizations:

Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board's Research and Publications and Tableau pages 

U.S. Veterans Administration GI-Bill Comparison Tool