University of Puget SoundSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tacoma, WA

This school is more affordable than other schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$51,740

Avg tuition

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About University of Puget Sound

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Puget Sound is a small private university located on an urban campus in Tacoma, Washington. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,608, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 84%. The university offers 50 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 76%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $51,740.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

84% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

Information not available

Online Student Enrollment

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

67%

Hispanic

10%

Two or more races

9%

Asian

8%

Unknown

4%

Black

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

21% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

24%

State Grant Aid

7%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

21%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,721
State Grant Aid $8,776
Institution Grant Aid $24,493
Pell Grant Aid $4,515

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.