University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,889

$39,258

not including housing and food

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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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School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
38%
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-preparatory 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. yes yes
American History (United States). yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Asian History. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
European History. yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General. yes
History, General. yes
History, Other. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Political Economy. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes
Writing, General. yes

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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 transferred

135

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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