N/A

Acceptance Rate

$6,044

Avg.Financial Aid

005000

FAFSA Code

About Pierce College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,067

Website

www.pierce.ctc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

9401 Farwest Dr SW

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2539646500
Fax: 2539646427
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999, or call (253) 964-6500.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$6,348

Average Annual Cost

$3,547

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$315

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,690

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,852

Total One Year Cost

$18,404

Before applying to PCFS, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $18,762. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

35%

Male Professors

65%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

887 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

167 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

113 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

83 Graduates

Marketing

51 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

41 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

31 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

26 Graduates

Biology, General

23 Graduates

Construction Management

22 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

20 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

20 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

19 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

17 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

16 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

16 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

16 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

15 Graduates

Homeland Security

15 Graduates

Physical Sciences

14 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

14 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

11 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

3 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

3 Graduates

Fire Protection

3 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

2 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,067

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

35%

Full-time

44%

Part-time

56%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

46% White

6% Unknown

9% Black

15% Hispanic

13% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

97%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,175 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,300/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,690 per year for living on campus. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 35% and 65%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$9,333

$19,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$97 - 197

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,044

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,143

Students Receiving State Aid

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,926

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

11%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,529

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,840

$30K - $48K

$5,080

$48K - $75K

$3,347

> $110K

$306

In case the students at Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,490, whereas the financial aid is $1,715. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,615, while the institutional aid is $1,715.

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