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The University of Washington Tacoma is a public, comprehensive institution offering bachelor's and graduate degrees. Its campus is located in downtown Tacoma, about 30 miles from Seattle.

Website: www.tacoma.uw.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,588
Undergraduate
Students
(51.7%) 2,372 Women
(48.3%) 2,216 Men
742
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
87% of 2,026 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.36
SAT Math
540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
542 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
16-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,964
Out-of-state: $55,665
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,639
Out-of-state: $38,340
Room and Board
$12,636
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$14,257
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$16,716
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
251
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 33% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Tacoma Population
193,556
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Seattle
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
6% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Husky
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.2% Asian
9.6% Black/African-American
15.7% Hispanic/Latino
8.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.3% White
2.1% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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