University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

1900 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 692-4000

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 435

Type: Public 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $12,262.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $27,862.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $48,981.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1168 484 801
Percent admitted 84.52% 83.3% 85.39%
Percent admitted who enrolled 37.24% 40.08% 30.09%
Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 430 540
SAT Math 440 550
SAT Writing 410 510
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 16 23
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 6 8

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 83%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 48%
Average Federal Grant $4,688.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 38%
Average state aid $10,684.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 60%
Average institutional aid $5,064.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 38%
Average student loan $5,445.00
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General Studies
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Health Services Administration
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
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Legal Professions and Studies
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Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Non-professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate)
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences
Social Work
Urban Studies/Affairs

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus Scholarships

Washington Scholarships

James F. Short, Jr. Research Award
Scholarship for graduate students attending Washington State University who are majoring in Sociology. Selection based on scholarly paper that has not been previously submitted for publication. Due the first Monday in March. Award amount and number of awards may vary. Contact the Sociology Department for more information. more...
Elizabeth R. Hall Endowment Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Washington State University who are majoring in Microbiology. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Contact the College of Sciences for more information. more...
Boeing Business Scholarship
Scholarship for residents of the Pacific Northwest who are undergraduate students attending Western Washington University pursuing a major in the College of Business and Economics. Selection is based on academic achievement, interest in industry/private accounting, community service and/or outside activities. Number of awards and award amount may vary. more...
Vincent Liguori Fellowship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Washington who are majoring in Fisheries with an emphasis on research in fish toxicology and aquaculture. Selection based on merit, superior scholarship, and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards varies. more...
Sharon Bates Professional Growth Scholarship
Scholarship for Washington State residents who are Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) members and practicing school library media specialists seeking continuing education. Applicants must have been librarians for a minimum of five years. Award is for a national conference, workshop, or course. Number of awards may vary. A photograph must be included with application packet. more...

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