86%

Acceptance Rate

$12,254

Avg.Financial Aid

003798

FAFSA Code

About University of Washington-Tacoma

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,354

Website

www.tacoma.uw.edu/

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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

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is a public university located in Tacoma, WA. It was in 1990 when the University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was founded. The university believes in imparting quality education and giving back to society. In the same light, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus has a motto of Lux sit. In addition to over 4,588 undergraduate students, UWTC also boasts of over 741 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 4,987. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 347 faculty. Interestingly, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus has an ethnically diverse student population. At UWTC around 39% are white, 21% are Asian, and 15% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 75% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus has produced several achievers in its 30 years of existence. To note, the average earnings of its graduates is $57,700 with 91% being the employment rate six years after graduation. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 102 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by UWTC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities).

Location & Contact

Address

1900 Commerce St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2536924400
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

86%

SAT Range

980 - 1190

ACT Range

16 - 23

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $60, as part of the admission process at UWTC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 980-1190, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 16 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100, or call (253) 692-4400.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$9,292

Average Annual Cost

$10,127

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$1,134

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

$11,028

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,789

Total One Year Cost

$26,978

Before applying to UWTC, 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 $40,946. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

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

81%

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

76%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Computer and Information Sciences,...

266 Graduates

Psychology, General

153 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

106 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

87 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

81 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

76 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

75 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

72 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

53 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

49 Graduates

Marketing

47 Graduates

Social Work

47 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

43 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

36 Graduates

Public Health

33 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

31 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

26 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

25 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

23 Graduates

History

17 Graduates

International/Global Studies

15 Graduates

Statistics

5 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,554

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

44%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

39% White

2% Unknown

9% Black

15% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

20% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

96%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$69,752 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

3%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

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

3

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At UWTC, $11,748 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 48% male and 52% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$57,700/year

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

$0$100,000

$12,500

$19,995

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.

$130 - 208

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.

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,254

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,539

Students Receiving State Aid

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,748

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,843

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,988

$30K - $48K

$15,289

$48K - $75K

$15,283

$75K - $110K

$5,570

> $110K

$1,969

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$36,281,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,152,000

In case the students at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus 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 financial aid at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is around $4,983 and the federal grant is $4,579. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $8,040, while the institutional aid is $4,983. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UWTC based on students' financial needs add up to $36,281,000 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $1,152,000.

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