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Olympia, WA Area Scholarships

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. European settlers claimed the area in 1846, with the Treaty of Medicine Creek initiated in 1854, and the Treaty of Olympia initiated in January 1856.

Olympia was incorporated as a town on January 28, 1859, and as a City in 1882. The population was 46,479 as of the 2010 census, making it the 24th largest city in the state. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located 60 miles (100 km) southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington.

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Schools in and around Olympia, WA

The Evergreen State College
Four or more years; Public; $24,138 average out-state tuition; $6,678 average in-state tuition
South Puget Sound Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,354 average out-state tuition; $3,936 average in-state tuition
Fosbre Academy of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit