Tuition & Fees

$10,831

$34,869

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
31%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
45%
12-17
28%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
50%
12-17
29%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,574
Declined + 304
Total Received 1,878
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Public

4,285

undergraduate students

702

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Washington in Tacoma, founded in 1990, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Tacoma, Washington.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,987
Established in 1990
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

Tacoma, WA

Campus in Tacoma (population: 211,277).

University of Washington, Tacoma
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
3%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
13%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
31%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
45%
12-17
28%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
50%
12-17
29%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted None
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
June 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,574
Declined + 304
Total Received 1,878

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Karl Smith
Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief Admissions Officer
P: 800 736-7750
F: 253 692-4414
uwtinfo@uw.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,694
Room & board $10,230
Additional fees $1,137
Books & supplies $825
Total $21,886
Average Financial Aid - $18,500
Total with Avg. Aid $3,386

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,500

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,500,000
State $11,500,000
Institutional $6,800,000
Other external $400,000
Total $28,200,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $800,000
Other external $500,000
Total $1,300,000

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Arts/Media/Culture
Business Administration
Communication
Computer Engineering/Systems
Computer Science/Systems
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity/Leadership
Education
Educational Leadership
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic/Gender/Labor Studies
Finance
General Business
Global Studies
Health Care Leadership
Hispanic Studies
History
Information Technology Systems
Interdisciplinary Arts/Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Law/Policy
Management
Marketing
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
Psychology
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sustainable Urban Development
Urban Studies
Writing Studies
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Undergraduate

86%

4,285
students

Female
52%
2,233

Male
48%
2,052

Graduate

14%

702
students

Female
64%
447

Male
36%
255

undergraduateFull-time

87%

3,761
students

Female
52%
1,955

Male
48%
1,806

undergraduatePart-time

13%

524
students

Female
54%
278

Male
46%
246

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 30

Winter: October 15

Spring: February 15

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

135

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

Not Reported

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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