Tacoma Community College

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School Overview

Tacoma Community College (TCC) is a two-year community college based in Tacoma, Washington. It also has learning centers in the Tacoma Mall and the city of Gig Harbor, in Pierce County on the Puget Sound. Its students come from the across the state, but mostly from Pierce County and Tacoma.

TCC was founded in 1962 as public education institution to meet the higher education and career training needs of local communities. The college is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The average age of students attending TCC is 29 years.

General Information

Admission Office

6501 South 19th Street

Tacoma, WA 98466-9971

(253) 566-5001

Fax: (253) 566-6011

Contact: Mary McCabe

Registrar
Main Address

6501 South 19th Street

Tacoma, WA 98466-6100

(253) 566-5000

www.tacomacc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,695

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,090

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology C

Education

Teacher Assistance A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Records Technology C
Medical Transcription C
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Criminal Justice Studies C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Tacoma Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(253) 566-5000
Website:www.tacomacc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.tacomacc.edu/gettingstarted/theenrollmentprocess/apply
Address:6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98466-6100
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,699
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,469 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,686
Out-of-state Tuition:$9,030
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:48%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,761

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Tacoma Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Tacoma Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services163
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services71
Education23
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2
Health Professions and Related Programs118
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Physical Sciences1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Grand total4524

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Tacoma Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Tacoma Community College 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,686
Out-of-state$9,030
Books and supplies$1,050

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid49748%
Grant or scholarship aid43442%$5,761
Student loan aid19218%$5,697

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,70738%$5,704
Federal student loans1,37619%$6,100

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Tacoma Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,699
Undergraduate enrollment6,699
Graduate enrollment0

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

Tacoma Community College 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
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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