Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom: Review & Facts

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Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is a medium two-year, public school with 6,855 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1967 and is one of the 2 schools located in Lakewood, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
56%
The student retention rate at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is low at 56% (way below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is very low: 27%. About 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is reasonably decent, 19:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,100
Average tuition price is relatevely low - about $8,800 per year. The additional fees at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $300; this makes it a total of $9,100 a year.

Read the details about Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (253) 964-6500 or check Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom.

Based on the college crime information, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Location and Maps



Post Address: Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999, USA
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