University of Washington Tacoma: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Washington Tacoma is a small four-year, public school with 3,920 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1990 and is one of the 9 schools located in Tacoma, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
At University of Washington Tacoma you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

University of Washington Tacoma implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Computer Science, Accounting and Finance, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and 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 normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
73%
The student retention rate at University of Washington Tacoma is fair at 73% (close to Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Washington Tacoma is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,500
Average tuition pricing is very high, about $28,900 per year. The additional fees at University of Washington Tacoma (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600; which comes to a total of $29,500 a year.

Read the details about University of Washington Tacoma 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



Acceptance
Rate
77%
As reported in recent data, 854 applications were submitted and 658 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of Washington Tacoma in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$10,000
University of Washington Tacoma offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Washington Tacoma, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C
University of Washington Tacoma offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high - about $10,000 annually.

Based on the college crime data, University of Washington Tacoma appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Washington Tacoma Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Washington Tacoma, 1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100, USA
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