University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,909

2.22% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,674

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.87%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

83.9%

1,982 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

5,162

85% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

58.4%

128 Graduates

About

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is a higher education institution located in Pierce County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus were General Computer & Information Sciences (199 degrees awarded), General Psychology (153 degrees), and Mass Communication & Media Studies (106 degrees).

In 2017, 1,716 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus. 54.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (761 degrees), 2.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (282 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is $9,909, which is $-10,824 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is $9,909, which is $-10,824 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,674.

In 2017, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,909

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was $9,909. The cost of tuition at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is $-10,824 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$8,674

2017 Value

1.58%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,674. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Washington-Tacoma Campus grew by 1.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,230

Room and Board

$825

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was of $10,230 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board decreased by 5.57% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 31.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.29% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.87%

2016 Default Rate

251

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was 2.87%, which represents 251 out of the 8746 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus received 1,982 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.54% annual growth. Out of those 1,982 applicants, 1,662 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.9% acceptance rate.

There were 5,162 students enrolled at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus in 2017, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 35.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,662

Accepted Out of 1,982

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was 83.9% (1,662 admissions from 1,982 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 83.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.54%, while admissions grew by 5.59%.

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SAT Scores

92%

Submission Percentage

543

Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus has a total enrollment of 5,162 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is 4,390 students and the part-time enrollment is 772. This means that 85% of students enrolled at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% White, 17.7% Asian, 13.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.41% Black or African American, 8.31% Two or More Races, 1.22% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.736% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (20.9%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Asian Male (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24.5%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Asian Female (6.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,162 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is 4,390 and the part-time enrollment is 772. This means that 85% of students enrolled at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Washington-Tacoma Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,180

  2. Asian

    915

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    718

The enrolled student population at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is 42.2% White, 17.7% Asian, 13.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.41% Black or African American, 8.31% Two or More Races, 1.22% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.736% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 97 students (1.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 162 more women than men received degrees from University of Washington-Tacoma Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are white (761 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (282 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is General Computer & Information Sciences (199 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (153 degrees) and Mass Communication & Media Studies (106 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (387 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are Software developers (426,670 people), Social workers, all other (251,657 people), Other managers (208,884 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (177,336 people), and Computer occupations, all other (136,156 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (387 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (105 degrees), and Psychology (153 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Sales managers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (387 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (105 degrees), and Psychology (153 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are Computer Systems Design (513,930 people), Elementary & secondary schools (457,325 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (276,063 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (269,549 people), and Individual & family services (208,467 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (387 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (105 degrees), and Psychology (153 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Washington-Tacoma Campus.

Most Common

  1. 199 degrees awarded

  2. 153 degrees awarded

  3. 106 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was General Computer & Information Sciences with 199 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 777

  2. 939

In 2017, 777 degrees were awarded to men at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, which is 0.827 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (939).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 214 degrees were awarded to men at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 2.93 times more than the 73 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 126 degrees were awarded to women at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus in General Psychology, which is 4.67 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 44% of students graduating from University of Washington-Tacoma Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.91% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    761 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    282 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    172 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is white (761 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (282 degrees).

2.97% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    421 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    340 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    148 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is white female (421 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (340 degrees).

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