Pierce College – Puyallup

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School Information

Phone Number: (253) 964-6500
Website: www.pierce.ctc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.pierce.ctc.edu/admissions
Address: 9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,453
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,038 (91% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,952
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,380
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 58%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,898

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Pierce College-Puyallup Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pierce College-Puyallup.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 106
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 43
Health Professions and Related Programs 54
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Physical Sciences 1
Grand total 1916

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pierce College-Puyallup and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $3,952
Out-of-state $4,380
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 208 58%
Grant or scholarship aid 142 40% $5,898
Student loan aid 79 22% $4,600

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,291 28% $5,491
Federal student loans 700 15% $6,055

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pierce College-Puyallup. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pierce College-Puyallup students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pierce College-Puyallup Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,453
Undergraduate enrollment 4,453
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pierce College-Puyallup Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

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