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#1416 of 2,523In the United States
#28 of 57In Washington
#4 of 5In Tacoma

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Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Washington - Tacoma Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate87%85%89%
Freshmen enrolled full time612284328
Freshmen enrolled part time431726

607 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

78 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
580 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Washington - Tacoma are 980-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
80 or 12%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Washington - Tacoma are 16-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2130 (40%)
Asian1020 (19%)
Hispanic763 (14%)
Black or African American474 (9%)
Two or more races438 (8%)
Nonresident Alien276 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown123 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander66 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native14 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district$10,370$18,198
Tuition in-state$10,370$18,198
Tuition out-of-state$37,071$32,439
Fee in-district$1,269$1,269
Fee in-state$1,269$1,269
Fee out-of-state$1,269$1,269

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity304
Combined charge for room and board$11,748

University of Washington - Tacoma Majors

Computer and Information Sciences, General17874
Psychology, General163
Information Technology10141
Business Administration and Management, General9122
Social Work5457
Mass Communication & Media Studies94
Criminal Justice & Police Science83
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse5615
Finance, General60
Social Sciences, Other59
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General419
Urban Studies & Affairs44
Marketing & Marketing Management, General44
Health Services Administration42
Biomedical Sciences, General42
Environmental Science37
Humanities & Humanistic Studies37
Elementary Education and Teaching34
Education, General2211
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance31
Writing, General29
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other25
Legal Studies, General24
Electrical and Electronics Engineering18
Mathematics and Statistics18
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning18
Environmental Studies16
Geographic Information Science and Cartography15
International & Global Studies13
History, Other12
American History (United States)9
European History6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6
Secondary Education and Teaching4
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management1
Grand Total1,48237511
Graduation rate56%60%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 70%

General info

Alternative namesUWT
Total FTE staff608
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1900 Commerce St
Tacoma, Washington, 98402-3100
United States
City population198,000