College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Washington

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
9.45 / 10
2
Washington State University
Pullman, WA
9.13 / 10
3
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
9.10 / 10
4
Whitworth University
Spokane, WA
9.02 / 10
5
Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA
8.99 / 10
6
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
8.94 / 10
7
Saint Martin's University
Lacey, WA
8.94 / 10
8
City University of Seattle
Seattle, WA
8.92 / 10
9
Seattle University
Seattle, WA
8.90 / 10
10
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA
8.87 / 10
11
Heritage University
Toppenish, WA
8.84 / 10
12
Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA
8.84 / 10
13
Northwest University
Kirkland, WA
8.77 / 10
14
Bastyr University
Kenmore, WA
8.72 / 10
15
University of Washington - Bothell
Bothell, WA
8.67 / 10
16
University of Washington - Tacoma
Tacoma, WA
8.65 / 10
17
Walla Walla University
College Place, WA
8.65 / 10
18
Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA
8.52 / 10
19
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
8.50 / 10
20
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
8.42 / 10
21
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA
8.39 / 10
22
Whitman College
Walla Walla, WA
8.35 / 10