University of Puget Sound

Address:
1500 N Warner, Tacoma, WA 98416
Phone:
253-879-3100
Website:
http://www.pugetsound.edu
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About University of Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in fields other than education or business. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,606
 Graduate273
 Total2,879
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2593%
 % 25 and Over7%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time97%
 % Part-time3%
Race/Ethnicity% White72.1%
 % Black2.8%
 % Asian9.9%
 % Latino4.0%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Race Unknown9.2%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,593
 % Admitted52%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled18%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT82%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT50%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800680 / 800
 SAT Math560 / 800660 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite26 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$37,225
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$37,225
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid86%
 % Undergraduates with Loans46%
 % Undergraduates with Grants81%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,650
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,650
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,300
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,300
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,300

Neighborhood Data for the Tacoma Area

Median Age35.2
Median Household Income$49,232
Total Population199,449
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.0% 51.0%
 Age 0-951.1%48.9%
 Age 10-1751.0%49.0%
 Age 18-2452.0%48.0%
 Age 25-2949.5%50.5%
 Age 30-3951.4%48.6%
 40+47.4%52.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.6%
 % Black11.1%
 % Asian8.2%
 % Latino10.5%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Pacific Islander1.3%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,650
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,650
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$750
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.9%17.6%5.4%
 $500 to $74945.4%45.4%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.5%27.3%44.4%
 Over $100011.2%9.7%31.1%
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