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University of Washington-Tacoma Campus Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 609 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 15 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


We do not have information on athletics at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 7.5%
Hispanic 7.0%
Non-resident alien 0.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 58.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 9
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Josef from Auburn, WA
  • 3
  • I don't live in a dorm, I really don't know from first hand experience, but from what folks tell me the dorms costs roughly the same as an apartment in…

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  • Josh
  • 1
  • uwt is mostly a commuter college, they are planning on adding dorms in the near future, but for now there is a floor of an apartment building used for uwt…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Hayley from Vancouver, WA
  • I am a current student here

    UWT has little options for food and dining on campus. There is one small store on campus with a wide variety of snacks, but no options for dining. However, UWT is in the heart of downtown Tacoma with plenty of options for dining off campus. Jimmy John's, Subway, Abella's Pizzeria, Senergo, and Starbucks are a few options for meals that are less than a 5 minute walk down Pacific Ave.

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  • 4
  • David from Seattle, WA
  • I am a current student here

    There's a good amount food located on campus as well as the diversity of food. The building are also connected so if it's raining you can take the building route to get to your food.

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  • 3
  • Jessica from Tacoma, WA
  • I am a current student here

    The food sold at the student store is overpriced but there are other restaurant's around the are to choose from.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Tacoma, WA
  • I am a current student here

    Really good! The Rock for dinner, for snacks they have little snack shacks in the building and of course Starbucks is connected to the bookstore.

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  • 5
  • Sandi from WA
  • I am a current student here

    There is a cafe and a Subway, and other than that I haven't really explored other options. The Melting Pot and The Rock Wood Fired Pizza are nearby as well.

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  • 4
  • Fawn from Olympia, WA
  • I am a past student here

    The restaurants have a variety of foods to pick from. There aren't too many fast food joints which is great because that equals less junk put into your system. But, when you are in a hurry there's always somewhere to go.

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  • 4
  • Nikolette from Port Orchard, WA
  • I am a current student here

    most of the food near by are restaurants. The plus is there are quite a few within walking distance from the the campus as well as right in the heart of campus. The negative is most of them are sit down restaurants where you need time to order and dine.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Hayley from Vancouver, WA
  • I am a current student here

    There is no greek life at UWT, but living in the Court 17 apartments gives the campus a more authentic college feel and students won't be disappointed.

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  • 0
  • Shelby from Milton, WA
  • I am a current student here

    There is no Greek Life at UW - Tacoma. So if you are looking for that, this is probably not the school for you. With that being said, UW - Tacoma is always growing and expanding. If there is a want and need from students, the faculty will listen! It's never to late too start the Greek Life on campus.

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