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 CostsL 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

Assessments of 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


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

The Roadmap

2015 Update: The 2015 Roadmap Update examines progress towards Washington's educational attainment goals

2013 Report: The 2013 Roadmap identifies two overarching goals for increasing educational attainment in Washington

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