Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, WA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,945
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 36% / 64% (2017)

First generation college students: 45.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 19.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 50.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 20.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 48.6%
Black: 7.9%
Hispanic: 14.9%
Asian: 9.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.8%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1.0%
2+ races: 11.3%
Non-resident alien: 2.6%
Unknown race: 3.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,296
In-State tuition: $4,929
Out-of-State tuition: $10,391

Estimated books and supplies: $942 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,650 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $42,902 (2017)
Median Family Income: $21,692 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 22.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 12.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $13,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $138 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,280
$30k-48k $7,523
$48k-75k $8,526
$75k-110k $10,911
$110k+ $12,693

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 37%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $13,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,013 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $7,878 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $8,237 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 47.0% (2015)
@3 year 56.5% (2017)
@5 year 65.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 21.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 28.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,945 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $45,400 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 40 $20,655 $139 $71,686 ($5,974) $74,685 ($6,224)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 100
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Processing. 2
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 13
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 29 $10,759 $41,851 ($3,488) $44,032 ($3,669)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 78
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 23
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12
Associate's Degree Chemical Engineering. 3
Associate's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 16
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 30 $17,629 $44,734 ($3,728)
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 16 $12,071 $148 $45,668 ($3,806)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 714 $12,000 $116 $29,326 ($2,444) $37,488 ($3,124)
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 13
Associate's Degree Physical Sciences. 13 $60,222 ($5,019)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Services, General. 72
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 23 $17,367 $178 $36,736 ($3,061)
Associate's Degree Music. 3
Associate's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 30 $42,482 ($3,540)
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 22 $38,036 ($3,170) $40,128 ($3,344)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 107 $10,937
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 18 $18,220 $56,155 ($4,680) $64,947 ($5,412)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 19
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 91 $19,000 $138 $73,062 ($6,089) $69,372 ($5,781)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 17
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 99 $11,500 $116 $38,814 ($3,235) $45,421 ($3,785)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 16
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 14 $16,084
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 130 $11,054 $91
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 25 $34,334 ($2,861) $40,527 ($3,377)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 111 $15,412 $32,841 ($2,737)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $75,015
Full time faculty: 99%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $5,697,978 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $6,889,460 (2022)