University of Puget Sound School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tacoma, WA

$52,495

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 2,130, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 77%, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Tuition and fees for students are $52,495.

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

87% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

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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2k

Students Enrolled

Information not available

Online Student Enrollment

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

66%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

9%

Asian

8%

Unknown

3%

Black

2%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

19% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $52,495 $52,495
Graduate $37,346 $37,346

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $13,480
On-campus other expenses $2,406
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $13,480
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,406
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,406

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $69,381 $69,381
Off-campus without family $69,381 $69,381
Off-campus with family $55,901 $55,901

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

42%

State Grant Aid

6%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

19%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,235
State Grant Aid $10,416
Institution Grant Aid $28,035
Pell Grant Aid $4,553

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), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS 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.