Description

Pierce College, at Fort Steilacoom in Lakewood, Washington, is the perfect school for associate’s degrees, university transfers, and professional, technical, continuing education, and e-learning programs.

Some of the majors available are Business Information Technology, Computer Network Engineering, Diagnostic Health and Fitness, Homeland Security Emergency Management, Human Services and Substance Abuse, Language Interpreting, Nursing, Pupil Transportation Supervision, Social Service Mental Health, and Veterinary Technology.

Financial aid options for eligible students include loans, grants, work-study, internships, job connections, and school scholarships such as those available on the scholarship listing called The Wash Board.

Pierce College has many available student services that enhance the learning experience, such as a library, computer labs, tutoring, counseling, college publications, and academic advising.

Eligible high school students may also take part in the Running Start program at Pierce College, which will allow them to take college-level classes for credit in both high school and college, at no cost.

Workforce programs are available for students and graduates who are struggling to find work job connection services which help you buff up your resume and work on interviewing skills. There are also two state-funded programs called Worker Retraining and WorkFirst which help people re-enter the workforce while going to school.

Quick Facts about Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

Region

Northwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Raider

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,777

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,967

Retention Rate

56%

Enrollment

7,854

Year Established

1967

Students

Total Students
7,854

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
39%
Part-Time
61%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
9%
African American
12%
Caucasian
51%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
5%
Unknown and Other
22%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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