South Puget Sound Community College www.spscc.edu
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is the largest institution of higher education in Thurston County, with an enrollment of approximately 6,081 students. The college offers day and evening classes, continuing education courses, basic education, job skills training, and personal-enrichment courses.
The Evergreen State College www.evergreen.edu
The Evergreen State College (TESC) is a public college of liberal arts and sciences with a national reputation for innovation in teaching and learning. Founded in 1967, Evergreen opened its doors in 1971 and now enrolls around 3,985 students.
Saint Martin's University www.stmartin.edu
Saint Martin's University (SMU) is an independent four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. The university has an enrollment of 1,355 students and offers 25 undergraduate majors and seven graduate degrees.