The Council of Presidents is the association of Washington state’s six public four-year college and universities. For more than 50 years we have worked to advance collaboration, cooperation, innovation, and efficiency across our sector and broader higher education to help drive economic prosperity, fiscal responsibility, and the advancement of sound public policy.
Founded in 1891, Central Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in the historic town of Ellensburg, and co-located with community colleges in Lynnwood, Everett, Des Moines, Kent, Steilacoom, Yakima, Moses Lake, and Wenatchee.
Founded in 1882, Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, with programs also offered at the Riverpoint Campus in Spokane and at Bellevue, Everett, Kirkland, Lakewood, Seattle, Vancouver, and Yakima.
Founded in 1967, The Evergreen State College is an innovative public liberal arts and sciences college located in the state capital of Olympia, with an additional program in Tacoma and a Native Pathways Program at four locations across Western Washington.
Founded in 1861, the UW is a multi-campus research university in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell, as well as a world-class academic medical center.
Founded in 1890, Washington State University is a land-grant research university located in Pullman, with additional campuses in Everett, Tri-Cities, Spokane, and Vancouver.
Founded in 1893, Western Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Bellingham, with additional programs in Bremerton, Everett, Port Angeles, Poulsbo, as well as the Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes.