University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,889

$39,258

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
480
75th
580
25th
480
75th
24
25th
15
75th
25
25th
16
75th
24
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,708
Declined 277
Total Received 1,985
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Public

5,372

undergraduate students

932

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,304
Established in 1990
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Tacoma (population: 213,418).

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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
38%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
480
75th
580
25th
480
75th
24
25th
15
75th
25
25th
16
75th
24
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final deadline) June 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,708
Declined 277
Total Received 1,985

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,367

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,629
Additional fees $1,260
Books & supplies $900
Total $12,789
Average Financial Aid - $13,367
Total with Avg. Aid $-578

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,366,000
State $14,658,000
Institutional $10,839,000
Other external $1,061,000
Total $36,924,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $723,000
Other external $429,000
Total $1,152,000
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Financial Aid Office


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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
American History (United States).
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Asian History.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
European History.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Health Services Administration.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
History, General.
History, Other.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Technology.
International/Globalization Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Political Economy.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Writing, General.
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Programs Offered

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

6,304

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

5,372
students

Female
52%
2,774

Male
48%
2,598

15%

932
students

Female
63%
589

Male
37%
343

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

4,766
students

Female
52%
2,467

Male
48%
2,299

11%

606
students

Female
51%
307

Male
49%
299

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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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