University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, WA

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University of Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound Student Essentials

University of Puget Sound Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Loggers
Website: www.pugetsound.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 40,250
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 40,250
Retention Rate: 86%
Enrollment: 3,085
Year Established: 1888

About University of Puget Sound

The Puget Sound University in Tacoma, Washington, is a liberal arts college that provides a high-quality educational experience and a number of academic and research opportunities in an intellectual community.

Student life offers more than 70 wide-ranging student clubs, an active student government, Greek life organizations and residence halls with theme/foreign language housing options. Many multicultural events also occur throughout the year, coordinated by Multicultural Student Services group.

The school offers a broad range of internship and study abroad opportunities for students looking to apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom to the world at large.

Academics include more than 40 undergraduate majors, minors and interdisciplinary programs in fields like African American Studies, Global Development Studies, Science, Technology and Society and Theatre Arts. Graduate programs are available in Education in Counseling, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.

Admissions require students to submit a Common Application with Puget Sound supplement, secondary school report, teacher evaluation and official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores. Students looking to enroll in the Business Leadership, Honors or Music programs must submit additional materials.

Students who submit a FAFSA by April 1 of the prior academic year will be considered for financial aid in the form of academic and need-based institutional scholarships, grants, loans and work-study employment.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave University of Puget Sound 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 2007

Overall Rating

I have nothing but good things to say about Puget Sound. Its in an absolutely beautiful part of the country, attracts interesting, smart motivated people, and has tons of activities and sports available.


University of Puget Sound Map & Location

University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner Street
Tacoma, WA 98416


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Getting Around University of Puget Sound

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Tacoma, WA

Winter
Dec
47
36
Jan
48
37
Feb
51
37
Spring
Mar
56
40
Apr
60
43
May
66
48
Summer
Jun
72
53
Jul
77
56
Aug
77
56
Fall
Sep
71
52
Oct
61
46
Nov
53
40

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,736
Freshman Class 764
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,085

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 79%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 6%
African American 1%
Caucasian 79%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%
Women 53%
Men 47%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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