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The Spokane Region and the University District in particular are where education and business grow together. It is home to six outstanding higher education institutions that together enroll over 20,000 undergraduate and grad students. Proximity to these urban Spokane campuses, and to the best and brightest graduating from them, present tremendous talent opportunities for our region and beyond. These institutions are impacting and driving the knowledge economy, medical research, smart urban design, business innovations, and scientific breakthroughs. Resources for businesses abound on each campus. See the links below for more information on these institutions and their students in the University District.

If you have an internship opportunity for a university student, please check out this state-wide platform that connects young people across the state to real-world, work-based learning and internships. 

Community Colleges of Spokane  (7,084 students, 1,449 faculty and staff)

Eastern Washington University  (2,213 students, 100 faculty and staff)

Gonzaga University  (6,818 students, 1,283 faculty and staff)

University of Washington  (160 School of Medicine grad students, 58 faculty and staff)

Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane  (1,657 students, 691 faculty and staff)

Whitworth University  (2,611 students, 690 faculty and staff)