Does studying a graduate program in Seattle sound like fun? Seattle takes home the prize in several categories, including housing the busiest ferry terminal in the U.S. and being the birthplace of Starbucks- the world's largest coffee chain. Seattle is the largest city in Washington and is located on the western side of the state. It covers 83.94 square miles, with 7,250.9 people per square mile. Washington itself is home to 36 two-year post-secondary institutions and 49 four-year colleges. Seattle is also the most literate city in the U.S.- they have the most bookstores and libraries per capita.
Seattle is a regional center for the performing arts, as is considered the home of grunge music. Other tourist attractions include the 24-day Seattle International Film Festival, the Seattle Great Wheel (one of the largest Ferris wheels in the U.S.) and cruise departures. There is year-round outdoor recreation, ranging from lakes to parks.
As of a 2013 estimate, Seattle had a population of 652,405. This is a 7.2% change from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013. 57.4% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $65,277. The median age of a Seattle resident is 36.1.
If you're interested in studying or pursuing a career in the Emerald City, you should check out the degree program listings below.