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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
9
Total Enrollment in all institutes
22,020
Number of Public Educational Institutes
3
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
2
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
35.29%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
1,115
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
8
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Tacoma
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Bates Technical College3,291At least 2 but less than 4 years3,657122
BJ's Beauty & Barber College88At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A4
Pacific Lutheran University3,070Four or more years39,08062
University of Puget Sound2,791Four or more years46,31052
Tacoma Community College6,699Four or more years3,47669
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus4,987Four or more years9,69455
Faith International University588Four or more years7,4256
Summit Salon Academy123At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A2
Everest College-Tacoma383At least 2 but less than 4 years11,1249
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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