Logo for the agency.

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) is the Washington State Government agency overseeing higher education in the state of Washington. It consists of a nine-member citizen board and an associated cabinet-level agency.[1][2]

WSAC was created on July 1, 2012, when it received the duties of the former Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board with the passage and enactment of HB 2483.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ "Student Achievement Council, Washington | Governor Jay Inslee". www.governor.wa.gov. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  2. ^ "The Student Achievement Council | WSAC". Official Website. Washington Student Achievement Council. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "HB 2483 - 2011-12". Washington State Legislature. Washington State Legislature. Retrieved October 11, 2012.
  4. ^ Media, Social (May 20, 2020). "Washington Student Achievement Council". Linked In. Retrieved May 25, 2020.
  5. ^ "Here's how Washington's new voice for student achievement wants to dramatically boost education levels". The Seattle Times. 2017-04-11. Retrieved 2020-05-25.