United States Universities, Colleges and Schools


Universities Colleges Schools Visas A-Z Countries Add Your School/Course Request Information

Study at University of Puget Sound

The University of Puget Sound, also known as UPS or Puget Sound, is a private, liberal arts college situated in the North End of Tacoma, Washington, United States. It was established in 1888 by the Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Tacoma. The university offers bachelor and master degrees in diverse Course Topics. The Student Enrolment consist of students from more than 45 states and over 12 countries. Puget Sound's athletics department sponsors more than 20 men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Loggers. The sports teams compete in the NCAA's Division III Northwest Conference. Loggers participate in sports such as football, golf, soccer, and softball. The campus is also home to a wide variety of student clubs and organizations.

Profile of University of Puget SoundUniversity of Puget Sound is in Tacoma, WA. Tacoma is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. University of Puget Sound issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include mathematics, music, science, art studies, drama and performing arts, therapy and Counselling, and liberal arts.

University of Puget Sound Selectivity

Not all applicants to University of Puget Sound are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 690 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 550 to 660 in 2007.

The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The University of Puget Sound teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 772 students study at the school .

Student Life
Very few students at University of Puget Sound attend part-time. The school offers a real campus feel. University of Puget Sound makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in Northwest Conference athletics. University of Puget Sound Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts219English, economics courses, political science, foreign language and literature, history, economics, sociology, Asian studies, . . .
Therapy and Counselling99physical therapy, psychology
Science91biology, biological and physical sciences, physics, chemistry, geology, science and society, biochemistry
Business and Management88business management, MIS
Education and Teaching71education, school Counselling, music teaching, educational supervision, curriculum and instruction
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy35occupational therapy, exercise science
Art Studies22art studies
Drama and Performing Arts18drama
Media17communication studies
Religion and Philosophy15religion, philosophy
Music14music, music performance, music management
Computer Science and Engineering2computer science
Contact: University of Puget SoundUniversity of Puget Sound

1500 N Warner

Tacoma, WA 98416

General Phone: (253) 879-3100


Get Your Degree!

Find schools and get information on the program that’s right for you.

Powered by Campus Explorer