Tacoma Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Tacoma, Washington

There are at least 9 colleges in Tacoma, listed and described below. These schools represent 20,776 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 17,595 full-time students, and a reported 3,276 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Tacoma Community College, Bates Technical College, Pacific Lutheran University and University of Puget Sound.

We also provide an extensive list of Washington Colleges.

Education Institutes in Tacoma
Total Number of Educational Institutes
10
Total Enrollment in all institutes
22,390
Number of Public Educational Institutes
3
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
3
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
33.62%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
1,105
On Campus and Online Programs in Tacoma
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering both
9
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Tacoma
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg. In-State Tuition & FeesNumber of Programs Offered
Pacific Lutheran University3,207Four or more years$42,43668
BJ's Beauty & Barber College74At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A5
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus5,354Four or more years$11,26155
Altierus Career College-TacomaN/AAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/AN/A
Bates Technical College4,445At least 2 but less than 4 years$5,391129
University of Puget Sound2,666Four or more years$49,77654
Tacoma Community College6,242Four or more years$4,27652
Northwest College of Art & Design85Four or more years$20,6001
Faith International University196Four or more years$7,8757
Summit Salon Academy121At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A2
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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