University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 4,987
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 290 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

84%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,878 applications and 1,574 students were granted admission. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is at the #82 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 16% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 87% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT860 to 1100
ACT17 to 23

Application Fee

$60
Undergrad students
$85
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $33,732 and in-state students paid $9,694.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$8,539
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$9,694
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$33,732
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 85% of University of Washington-Tacoma Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 52% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,260 (which is 3.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus in 2016-2017, was 168, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,661 (which is 12.1% below the national average.)

$4,260
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,661
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
85%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus has enrolled a total of 4,987 students (4,147 students full-time and 840 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,987 students, 937 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 4,285 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 702 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 63 students for distance studies.

4,987
Total Enrollment
937
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 43%

Asian: 18%

Hispanic: 13%

Two or more races: 8%

Black/African American: 7%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 22% 36
Psychology 14% 22
Social Sciences 7% 12
English Language And Literature/letters 6% 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 4% 6
Legal Professions And Studies 4% 6
Natural Resources And Conservation 2% 4
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 4
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 4
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

60%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Washington-Tacoma Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
38%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$42,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Washington-Tacoma Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $42,800. Last year, out of the total 8,733 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 7,860 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,403 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,589 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $42,800 $54,800
Employment Rate 90% 89%
Total Graduates 8,733 7,403

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Washington-Tacoma Campus.

Tacoma Community College
3.9 mile away
Highline College
11.8 mile away
Green River College
13.1 mile away
Renton Technical College
20.9 mile away
South Seattle College
21.3 mile away
Olympic College
24.6 mile away
Seattle Central College
26.3 mile away
Bellevue College
27.1 mile away