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The University of Washington Tacoma, also known as UW Tacoma or UWT, was established in 1990, and is a public university and is located in Tacoma, Washington, USA. UW Tacoma offers a number of bachelor's and master's degrees in various subjects including interdisciplinary studies, general education, arts, and science. A number of certification courses are also available. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • General Education
  • Global Honors
  • Institute of Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
  • Milgard School of Business
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Urban Studies
UW Tacoma has an active student life and is home to several registered student organizations. A few of the active clubs and organizations in the campus are Women in Computing Science (WiCS), Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA), Muslim Student Association (MSA), and the Soccer Club. The mascot of the university is the Husky.

Profile of University of Washington Tacoma CampusUniversity of Washington Tacoma is located in Tacoma, WA (a medium-sized city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by University of Washington Tacoma is the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, family and social work, and liberal arts.

University of Washington Tacoma Selectivity

University of Washington Tacoma does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 440 and 540.

University of Washington Tacoma has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

University of Washington Tacoma had 2, 653 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
A lot of students at the school attend part-time. University of Washington Tacoma Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts397interdisciplinary studies, urban studies, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management193business management, accounting, finance, management science, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79registered nursing
Family and Social Work71social work
Computer Science and Engineering70computer and info science
Education and Teaching29Education
Conservation and Resource Management14environmental science
Contact: University of Washington TacomaUniversity of Washington Tacoma Campus

1900 Commerce St

Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

General Phone: (253) 692-4000

http://www.tacoma. washington.edu/

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