Tuition & Fees

$11,046

$35,610

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
45%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
31%
12-17
34%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,662
Declined + 320
Total Received 1,982
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Public

4,436

undergraduate students

728

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4445
ACT 4493
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Location

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 5,164
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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
24%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
45%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
31%
12-17
34%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%

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 1,662
Declined + 320
Total Received 1,982

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

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,770

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,046
Room & board $10,230
Books & supplies $825
Total $22,101
Average Financial Aid - $15,770
Total with Avg. Aid $6,331

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,510,000
State $11,871,000
Institutional $12,890,000
Other external $1,010,000
Total $36,281,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $750,000
Other external $360,000
Total $1,110,000
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 253 692-4374
F: 253 692-4788
uwtfa@uw.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Victoria Hill
Director, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
vhill@uw.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Arts/Media/Culture
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Communication
Community Development/Planning
Community Planning
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Systems
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity/Leadership
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Sustainability
Ethnic/Gender/Labor Studies
Finance
Geographic Information Systems/Spatial Planning
Geospatial Technologies
Global Studies
Global Urbanism
Health Care Leadership
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Arts/Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Law/Policy
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
Psychology
Social Welfare
Social Work
Spanish Language/Culture
Sustainable Urban Development
Urban Design
Urban Studies
Writing Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

5,164

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

4,436
students

Female
52%
2,302

Male
48%
2,134

14%

728
students

Female
63%
455

Male
38%
273

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

3,945
students

Female
52%
2,042

Male
48%
1,903

12%

491
students

Female
53%
260

Male
47%
231

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
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

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

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

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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