Higher Education

Tuition at colleges and universities in Washington State continues to climb, teacher salaries continue to decline, and the student debt crisis challenges the economic future of today’s graduates.

For higher education that is high-quality and accessible to all students, Washington requires bold solutions.

Research Feed

Educational Opportunity
College Promise – A Pathway to Greater Equity in Opportunity?

Lessons from across the U.S.

State of Working Washington
Public Higher Education Tuition in Washington

State budget cuts have pushed the cost of college out of reach

Higher Education
Policymaker’s Guide to Pay It Forward

A long-term solution that would generate an ongoing and revolving source of revenue

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Higher Education

October 8, 2019

Lawmakers Improve Funding for College Financial Aid

There's still room to do better - half of Washington's middle class gets no help

Higher Education

August 22, 2019

Your Legislator May Not Understand How Much College Costs

Many paid 85 percent less for college than Millennials -- and state aid falls far short