University of Washington Tacoma: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Washington Tacoma is a medium four-year, public school with 4,600 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1990 and is one of the 9 schools located in Tacoma, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Fair
At University of Washington Tacoma you can receive your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of Washington Tacoma implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
78%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at University of Washington Tacoma is fair at 78% (above Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Washington Tacoma is below average - 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Washington Tacoma is decent - 16:1. Read more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,300
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - about $33,100 annually. The additional fees at University of Washington Tacoma beyond tuition are roughly $1,200, which comes to a total of $34,300 per academic year.

Read the details about University of Washington Tacoma additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
83%
Easy
According to recent data, 1,577 applications were submitted and 1,302 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,100
High
University of Washington Tacoma provides 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+
Dicey
University of Washington Tacoma provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- about $8,100 per year.

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.

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