University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,639

$38,340

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
38%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,769
Declined 257
Total Received 2,026
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Public

4,588

undergraduate students

742

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,330
Established in 1990
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Tacoma (population: 213,418).

  • Metropolitan area: Seattle
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Seattle Tacoma International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing

Top Organizations

  • Accounting Student Association
  • International Student Association
  • Partners in Action to Transform Healthcare (PATH)
  • Asian Pacific Islander Student Union (APISU)

Top Events

  • Block Party
  • O.S.C.A.R.S
  • RSO Canned Food Drive
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • key card access to buildings after hours

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
38%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline June 30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.36

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,769
Declined 257
Total Received 2,026

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,370
Room & board $12,636
Additional fees $1,269
Books & supplies $900
Other fees $2,265
Total $27,440

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball

Club Sports Men

Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American History (United States)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian History
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European History
Finance, General
General Studies
Health Services Administration
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
History, General
History, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Legal Studies, General
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Economy
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Urban Studies/Affairs
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,330

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

4,588
students

Female
52%
2,372

Male
48%
2,216

14%

742
students

Female
64%
476

Male
36%
266

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

4,066
students

Female
52%
2,104

Male
48%
1,962

12%

522
students

Female
52%
268

Male
48%
254

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 41%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
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

828

Transfer students enrolled

16%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 31

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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