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University of Puget Sound
Location Tacoma, WA
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 2,173
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #181
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


University of Puget Sound
Tuition (In State) $55,390
Tuition (Out of State) $55,390
Room & Board $13,950
Avg Net Price $38,127
Avg Grant Aid $30,057
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%


University of Puget Sound
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 5,025
Admitted 4,437
Acceptance Rate 88.3%
Enrolled % 9.2%
Avg High School GPA 3.56
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 26/32
SAT Range 1150/1370
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jan 15, 2024


University of Puget Sound
Student to Faculty Ratio 9:1
Popular Majors
  • Social Sciences (21%)
  • Business (11%)
  • Biology (9%)
  • English and Literature (9%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (9%)


University of Puget Sound
Graduation Rate 73%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $57,600
Making Student Loan Payments 84%
Median Student Loan Debt $27,000
Median Loan Payment $279


University of Puget Sound
% Men 40%
% Women 60%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 74%
% Black 1%
% Hispanic 7%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 8%
% International 0%
% Unknown Race 2%


University of Puget Sound
% In-State 25%
% Out-of-State 75%


University of Puget Sound
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard