University of Puget Sound: Ranking & Review

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Tacoma
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United States
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15621946
Top 12%

University of Puget Sound Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%80%87%
Applicants5,9582,5223,426
Admissions4,9972,0202,977
Enrolled undergraduates593254339
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,7011,0301,671

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

University of Puget Sound Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$63,510$63,510
Off-campus$63,510$63,510
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,650 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Puget Sound provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,737 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$47,840$47,840
Fees for full-time undergraduates$250$250
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,510$1,510
Tuition for Full-time graduates$31,593$31,593
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,128$1,128

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences9797
Biological and Biomedical Sciences7373
Health Professions and Related Programs303969
Psychology6262
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6262
Education44246
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies3838
Physical Sciences3434
Visual and Performing Arts3131
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2828
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2828
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2727
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2525
English Language and Literature & Letters2121
History1515
Philosophy and Religious Studies1212
Mathematics and Statistics1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total5687239679

A total of 568 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Puget Sound.

At the master's and doctor's level 111 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate78%72%82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

General info

Alternative namesUPS
Founded1888
MottoTo the heights
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff696
Instructional FTE262
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitepugetsound.edu
Address1500 N. Warner Street
Tacoma, Washington, 98416
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population198,000
Phone2538793100
Fax+1 (253) 879 3993

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