Colleges Near Tacoma

Colleges and universities near me in the Tacoma, Washington area

There are 6 colleges in Tacoma and 37 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 198,978 students.

Located in Washington with a population of 198,397, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Tacoma. Driving time to these schools from Tacoma should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Washington Seattle Campus in Seattle. The largest college in the area is University of Washington Seattle Campus enrolling 47,400 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Tacoma.

37 results found

Bates Technical College
B
Tacoma, WA
 
Bates Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,445enrollment
  • $3,895net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Tacoma

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University of Puget Sound
P
Tacoma, WA
University of Puget Sound

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 2,666enrollment
  • $40,065net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Tacoma

University of Washington Tacoma Campus
W
Tacoma, WA
University of Washington Tacoma Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,354enrollment
  • $8,674net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

1 miles from Tacoma

Tacoma Community College
T
Tacoma, WA
 
Tacoma Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 6,242enrollment
  • $5,959net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Tacoma

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Faith Evangelical College & Seminary
F
Tacoma, WA
 
Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 196enrollment
  • $15,520net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Tacoma

Clover Park Technical College
C
Lakewood, WA
 
Clover Park Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,905enrollment
  • $5,042net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Tacoma

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
P
Lakewood, WA
 
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,067enrollment
  • $5,976net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Tacoma

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Pacific Lutheran University
P
Tacoma, WA
Pacific Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 3,207enrollment
  • $24,567net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

7 miles from Tacoma

DeVry University Washington
D
Federal Way, Washington
 
DeVry University Washington

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 972enrollment
  • -net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Tacoma

Highline Community College
H
Des Moines, WA
 
Highline Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,530enrollment
  • $8,704net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Tacoma

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Pierce College at Puyallup
P
Puyallup, WA
 
Pierce College at Puyallup

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,453enrollment
  • $8,419net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Tacoma

Green River Community College
G
Auburn, WA
 
Green River Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,471enrollment
  • $9,229net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Tacoma

University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus
P
Tukwila, WA
 
University of Phoenix Western Washington Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 73enrollment
  • $13,875net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Tacoma

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Renton Technical College
R
Renton, WA
 
Renton Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,546enrollment
  • $6,396net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Tacoma

Seattle Community College South Campus
S
Seattle, WA
 
Seattle Community College South Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,177enrollment
  • $8,433net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Tacoma

Saint Martin's University
S
Lacey, WA
 
Saint Martin's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,607enrollment
  • $22,695net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

22 miles from Tacoma

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Olympic College
O
Bremerton, WA
 
Olympic College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,620enrollment
  • $5,453net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Tacoma

Cornish College of the Arts
C
Seattle, WA
Cornish College of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 625enrollment
  • $36,845net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

26 miles from Tacoma

FAQ's

The closest community college is Bates Technical College and is 0.6 miles from Tacoma. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Bates Technical College are $5,391 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Bates Technical College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.