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Tacoma Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

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.

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Tacoma Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Bates Technical College
1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Education, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies, Multi/interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 3272
  • In-State Tuition: 3271
  • Out-of-State tuition: 8266

BJ's Beauty & Barber College
5239 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 77

Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 7202
  • In-State Tuition: 3984
  • Out-of-State tuition: 9144

Faith Evangelical College & Seminary
3504 N Pearl St
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Philosophy and religious studies, Theology and religious vocations, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Other Protestant
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 370
  • In-State Tuition: 7425
  • Out-of-State tuition: 7425

Everest College-Tacoma
2156 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 439
  • In-State Tuition: 10800
  • Out-of-State tuition: 10800

Summit Salon Academy
3702 S Fife Street Ste B102
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 132

Colleges in Tacoma with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Pacific Lutheran University
1010 122nd St So
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 3170
  • In-State Tuition: 37600
  • Out-of-State tuition: 37600

University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner Street
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2774
  • In-State Tuition: 44740
  • Out-of-State tuition: 44740

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
1900 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 4599
  • In-State Tuition: 10768
  • Out-of-State tuition: 33072
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