University of Washington Tacoma

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The University of Washington Tacoma, also referred to as “UW Tacoma”, is one of three University of Washington campuses. The other UW campuses are located in Seattle and Bothell. UW Tacoma is a four-year university located in downtown Tacoma, Washington. UW Tacoma offers undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degree programs. The university also offers an extensive selection of undergraduate majors in many subject areas including business, nursing, education, information technology, computer science, criminal justice, environmental science, social work, urban studies and interdisciplinary studies. The university offers both day and evening classes for full- and part-time students.

General Information

Admission Office

Campus Box 358400

1900 Commerce Street

Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

(253) 692-4400

(800) 736-7750

Fax: (253) 692-4414



Contact: Derek Levy

Director of Admission and Enrollment Services
Main Address

Campus Box 358430, 1900 Commerce Street

1900 Commerce St.

Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

(800) 736-7750

www.tacoma.washington.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,444

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 222

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,400

Graduate enrollment: 521

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 92%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 68%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $6,301 $6,730 $7,653 $8,689 +13.54%
Books and Supplies $1,008 $1,035 $1,035 $1,035 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $7,309 $7,765 $8,688 $9,724 +11.92%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
In-state Tuition $10,870
In-state Student Fees $567
Out-of-state Tuition $24,210
Out-of-state Student Fees $567

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 124 68%
Grant or scholarship aid 87 48% $608,415 $6,993
• Federal grants 42 23% $191,687 $4,564
• Pell grants 42 23% $156,024 $3,715
• Other federal grants 38 21% $35,663 $939
Local and state government scholarships or grants 40 22% $198,377 $4,959
Institutional grants or scholarships 73 40% $218,351 $2,991
Student loan financial aid 58 32% $258,600 $4,459
• Federal student loans 57 31% $251,600 $4,414
• Other student loans 1 1% $7,000 $7,000

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 869 200
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 216 20
Accounting 71
Business Administration and Management, General 43 20
Finance, General 27
Management Science 44
Marketing/marketing Management, General 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 64 18
Computer and Information Sciences, General 64 18
Education 85
Education, General 85
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 68 24
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 68 24
Human Services, General 40 43
Social Work 40 43
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 428 10
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 428 10
Natural Resources and Conservation 20
Environmental Science 20
Social Sciences 33
Urban Studies/affairs 33
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Computer/Systems Security B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

Public History/Archives B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Ethnic, gender and labor studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Arts, media and culture B
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies B
Self and society B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Politics and value B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels 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.


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