State Support for Higher Education


Through Opportunity Pathways, Washington State provides a variety of financial aid programs to help students and their families pay for college. Pursuant to RCW 28B.15.0681, the approximate level of state support received by students is being provided to the colleges for your use. The following table indicates average state support by tuition category for students attending community and technical colleges for the academic year 2015-2016.

  Resident Undergraduate
Total Instructional Support Per FTE Student

$7,524

Operating Fee
$3,056
Net State Support per FTE Student
$4,468

For questions or further detail, contact the Dean of Enrollment Services at (360) 992-2382.