Gaining popularity due to being home of some of alternative rock’s biggest names and of course the Space Needle, Washington’s approximately 65 prestigious post high school educational institutions often get overlooked. Of these colleges, there are six state schools, including the two most prominent, the University of Washington and Washington State University. The aforementioned schools both have multiple campuses within he Evergreen State.Washington is also home to dozens of private educational institutions which provide a wide variety of courses. Additionally, there are just under 40 community and technical colleges within Washington. Most of Washington’s schools feature web based courses as well to cater to those with already busy weekly.