University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

Tacoma, WA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,313
Graduate Enrollment: 700
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

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

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 82.89%

Male/Female: 43% / 57% (2017)

First generation college students: 32.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 7.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,068


2021 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 78.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 59.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 46.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 35.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 36.5%
Black: 10.5%
Hispanic: 15.4%
Asian: 22.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1.5%
2+ races: 9.2%
Non-resident alien: 2.4%
Unknown race: 1.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $21,190
In-State tuition: $12,196
Out-of-State tuition: $40,026

Estimated books and supplies: $900 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,194 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,360 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,194 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,360 (2022)

Average Family Income: $72,519 (2017)
Median Family Income: $39,205 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 41.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 31.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $14,615 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $155 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $4,923
$30k-48k $5,765
$48k-75k $6,325
$75k-110k $13,842
$110k+ $18,180

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 45%
6-year graduation rate: 58%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $14,615 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,413 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,055 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $11,994 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 78.0% (2015)
@3 year 83.7% (2017)
@5 year 85.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 67.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 68.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $50,704 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $67,468 (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)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 38 $16,323 $160 $25,667 ($2,139) $38,481 ($3,207)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 30 $17,872 $148 $24,213 ($2,018) $33,995 ($2,833)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 296 $16,277 $160 $71,194 ($5,933) $102,611 ($8,551)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 115 $416 $111,879 ($9,323) $171,868 ($14,322)
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 31 $457 $94,303 ($7,859) $155,590 ($12,966)
Master's Degree Education, General. 22 $263 $70,692 ($5,891) $73,924 ($6,160)
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 11 $113,536 ($9,461)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 6 $400 $63,790 ($5,316) $93,034 ($7,753)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 38 $353 $68,386 ($5,699) $69,120 ($5,760)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 18 $15,000 $148 $78,016 ($6,501) $92,752 ($7,729)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2 $13,559 $149 $36,962 ($3,080) $46,896 ($3,908)
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 24 $17,383 $154 $37,292 ($3,108) $58,906 ($4,909)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 44 $15,171 $159 $51,811 ($4,318) $67,757 ($5,646)
Bachelor's Degree History. 27 $15,000 $159 $27,943 ($2,329) $47,845 ($3,987)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 55 $17,184 $169 $32,975 ($2,748) $49,044 ($4,087)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 18 $466 $69,224 ($5,769) $83,134 ($6,928)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1 $14,922 $157 $29,297 ($2,441) $55,743 ($4,645)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 26 $15,056 $133 $34,292 ($2,858) $49,933 ($4,161)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 96 $16,433 $159 $40,255 ($3,355) $58,097 ($4,841)
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 44 $18,965 $167 $45,618 ($3,802) $64,344 ($5,362)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 61 $19,307 $124 $32,755 ($2,730) $54,814 ($4,568)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 43 $16,490 $164 $39,760 ($3,313) $53,247 ($4,437)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 56 $18,750 $133 $78,099 ($6,508) $84,469 ($7,039)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 15 $384 $110,222 ($9,185) $111,975 ($9,331)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 91 $15,000 $145 $47,147 ($3,929) $67,626 ($5,636)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 23 $660 $141,356 ($11,780) $161,755 ($13,480)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 83 $17,083 $157 $56,593 ($4,716) $76,793 ($6,399)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 26 $233 $64,640 ($5,387) $93,694 ($7,808)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 60 $14,208 $147 $59,956 ($4,996) $94,385 ($7,865)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 42 $14,223 $146 $34,986 ($2,916) $53,261 ($4,438)
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 21
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 42 $15,215 $156 $37,227 ($3,102) $47,295 ($3,941)
Master's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 13 $16,834 $183 $27,207 ($2,267) $51,457 ($4,288)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 172 $17,426 $152 $31,414 ($2,618) $50,049 ($4,171)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 83 $15,269 $123 $41,176 ($3,431) $49,755 ($4,146)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 55 $17,396 $142 $38,392 ($3,199) $53,568 ($4,464)
Master's Degree Social Work. 57 $583 $56,310 ($4,693) $63,960 ($5,330)
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 15 $376 $69,671 ($5,806) $77,782 ($6,482)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $97,002
Full time faculty: 80%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $74,260,091 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $93,699,617 (2022)