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Pasco, Wash., could be a good place to pursue and education, start a career or launch your own business depending on your plans.

Pasco, Washington Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Pasco, Washington. Each degree from a Pasco, Washington Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Washington, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Pasco, Wash., Colleges and Universities

Whether you're interested in a career in farming or technology, Pasco may be the place for you. Located along the Columbia, Yakima and Snake rivers, Pasco is one of the three cities in Washington's Tri-Cities area - a region that has been ranked among the top 10 technology communities in the country, according to the City of Pasco website. Pasco itself has an economy driven by agriculture and distribution.

Pasco Colleges

Columbia Basin College is a public college located in Pasco. The school has an enrollment of about 8,000 and prides itself on small classes (the average class size is 25 students). Columbia Basin College offers associate degrees in applied science and arts and sciences, bachelor's degrees in applied science in applied management, one-year certificates, GEDs and high school completions. Charter College has a campus in Pasco that offers associate degree and certificate programs in business, criminal justice, health care, law and information technology.

Pasco Economy

The population is growing in Pasco: This city of nearly 60,000 saw an 86 percent population growth from 2000 to 2010. With more than 3,000 businesses located in Pasco, the median household income is $44,659. The Kennewick-Pasco-Richland area (Tri-Cities area of Washington) is known as a technology hub. Pasco itself is known for both raw agriculture production and processing, as well as distribution by railroad, barge, air and highway. The mean commute time in Pasco is about 20 minutes, and about 64 percent of residents own their homes.

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