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University of Washington – Tacoma Campus

Also known as UWT, UW-T, UW-Tacoma

1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA

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University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is a public university that has a large number of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Tacoma, Washington, in a predominantly urban area. Over three thousand students enroll at UWT yearly.

Students can pick from several areas of study, including:

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Education
  • Computer
  • Nursing
  • Accounting

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Students may submit either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions to University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. A score in a range of 1320 to 1680 on the SAT, or 18 to 23 for the ACT is common among admitted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 77% of which only 37% chose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at tacoma.washington.edu.

The tuition at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $11,000 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $31,000 annually. Housing may be available for students who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $8,200 each year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of grants and loans.

Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and much more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.tacoma.washington.edu/.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students University of Washington – Tacoma Campus accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Washington – Tacoma Campus is about 4,600. The student body is made up of 85% undergraduate students and 10% graduate students.

$9,700

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $60 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • State Residents: $11,000-$13,000
    • Out-of-State: $33,000-$39,690
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $360-$430 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $1,100-$1,300 per credit unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships80%$12,470
Receiving Student Loans37%$5,172
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Washington – Tacoma Campus may provide services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Washington – Tacoma Campus is approximately 49%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years30%
Graduating in 5 Years17%
Graduating in 6 Years3%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Washington – Tacoma Campus by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
82.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
88%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$12,974