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University of Washington, Tacoma

Tacoma, WA

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Overview

University of Washington, Tacoma is a Comprehensive institution located in Tacoma, WA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA  98402-3100
United States
Contact Ms. Megan Cooley
Associate Director of University Recruitment
Email: uwtinfo@uw.edu
Phone: 253-692-4738
Fax: 253-692-4414

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Writing, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Hispanic And Latin American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
American History (united States) Checkmark
Asian History Checkmark
European History Checkmark
History, General Checkmark
History, Other Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Economy Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,233
Applied
1,851
Accepted
4,327
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

1,244
Females Applied
1,045
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

989
Males Applied
806
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.41
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 31st Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,629
In-state
37,998
Out-of-state
10,629
In-district
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Fees

1,269
Full-time student fees
12,258
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,731
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,362
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,855
Avg. Loan Aid
2,994
Avg. Grant Aid
15,524
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,327
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.35%
Black or African American 10.49%
White or Caucasian 36.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 22.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.53%
Two or more races 9.2%
Other 1.78%

Gender

Male (48.9%)
Female (51.1%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Block Party, O.S.C.A.R.S and RSO Canned Food Drive

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Accounting Student Association, HuSCII Coding Club, NAMI On Campus, Analytics Innovation Club and International Friends Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
key card access to buildings after hours

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

339
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 253
Part-time - 86
Male - 163
Female - 176
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