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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 B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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UW Tacoma is an above-average public university located in Tacoma, Washington in the Seattle Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,066 undergraduate students. The UW Tacoma acceptance rate is 87%. Popular majors include Information Science, Psychology, and Information Technology. Graduating 56% of students, UW Tacoma alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,900.

About

1900 COMMERCE ST
TACOMA, WA 98402
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

University of Washington - Tacoma Rankings

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UW Tacoma Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1190
ACT Range
16-24
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,620 / 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
$10,994 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

Majors

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
    13%
  • On Campus
    85%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,066 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
522
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Open
    65%
  • Diverse
    29%
  • Snotty
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 38 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Diverse
    52%
  • Personal
    26%
  • Global
    17%
  • Prestige
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
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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