University of Puget Sound is ...
NCAA Division III (with football)
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.39 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.36 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.36 responses
Most Popular Majors
Business Administration and Management76 Graduates
Kinesiology and Exercise Science43 Graduates
International Relations and National Security Studies37 Graduates
Spanish Language and Literature34 Graduates
Cellular Biology31 Graduates
Political Science and Government31 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.48 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.64 responses
After University of Puget Sound
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.23 responses
University of Puget Sound Reviews
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University of Puget Sound is the total experience. You'll find world-class professors in every department, who not only love their topics, but love teaching and are great at it! Even better - the academic atmosphere extends beyond the classroom. Puget Sound students love to learn, discuss what they are learning, and apply it. The campus also has a strong focus on diversity and offers numerous opportunities to actively engage in important social topics effecting our culture and the world today. I miss the Puget Sound community, with all of it's intellectualism and social justice minded individuals. I have yet to find such a stimulating community anywhere else.
Something you notice when you move here is that everyone is extremely considerate and people are always holding doors open for you if you come up behind them. I feel so a lot more willing to speak up or introduce myself to people because of the general atmosphere of kindness. The campus and surrounding area is very beautiful, and it's widely encouraged to go out and enjoy the outdoors through Puget Sound Outdoors club or with field trips for your classes. The professors are all very smart and the majority of them are good teachers. A lot of them are amazing! The student body can generally be divided up into hipsters, athletes, and hippies, but it also seems like everyone here has or does something cool and unusual. Tons of people here have already done a lot of traveling abroad and student activism is becoming a very big part of student life.
Puget Sound is very academically rigorous. In general, many of the tenured faculty are very knowledgeable, and there are multiple forms of tutoring available both in the Center for Writing Learning and Teaching and in department buildings. Socially speaking, there are a large number of clubs that encourage drop-in participation. Unfortunately, the campus isn't very inviting after orientation; if you are used to saying hi to people on the street, you won't find it here. The parties also aren't very good.