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University of Washington - Tacoma
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  • 4 Year
  • TACOMA, WA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

1900 COMMERCE ST
TACOMA, WA 98402
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From University of Washington - Tacoma

Part of the University of Washington tri-campus system, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving public university providing access to students in a way that transforms families and communities. We value diversity, and work to bring success to all our students, encouraging our campus community to contribute to the growth and prosperity of our region. We offer career-focused majors in high-demand fields with an emphasis on social responsibility.

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University of Washington - Tacoma Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
86%
SAT Range
960-1180
ACT Range
16-24
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$10,113 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,399 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

Majors

UW Tacoma Milgard Hall: A new home for innovation

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Scheduled to open in early 2023, Milgard Hall will be a home for innovation, where business and technology meet. The 55,000 square-foot Milgard Hall will house elements of the Milgard School of Business, laboratory spaces to support the School of Engineering and Technology, expanded space for the Global Innovation and Design Lab, a High Impact Practices teaching space and general classrooms.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,034 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
533
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Open
    67%
  • Diverse
    28%
  • Snotty
    6%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 39 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 51 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Diverse
    54%
  • Personal
    25%
  • Global
    17%
  • Prestige
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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