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About Tacoma Community College

Tacoma Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma Community College was founded in 1965 and enrolls 6,318 undergrads and no graduate students.

For each full-time professor, there are about 21 undergraduates enrolled at Tacoma Community College.

2021 Tacoma Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
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In-State Tuition $4,127
Out-of-State $9,570

Tacoma Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Tacoma Community College Early Admission

Tacoma Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Tacoma Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Tacoma Community College. The acceptance rate at Tacoma Community College is 0%.

Tacoma Community College Waitlist 2021

Tacoma Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Tacoma Community College?

Tacoma Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Tacoma Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Tacoma Community College Application Requirements

GPA and Test Scores for Tacoma Community College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Tacoma Community College.

Is Tacoma Community College Test Optional?

Tacoma Community College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does Tacoma Community College Offer Student Housing?

Tacoma Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Tacoma Community College.

Financial Aid at Tacoma Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Tacoma Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Tacoma Community College

About 56% of students who start at Tacoma Community College return the next year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Tacoma Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Tacoma Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Tacoma Community College Located?

Tacoma Community College is located in the urban setting of Tacoma, Washington, less than an hour from Seattle.

If you want to see Tacoma Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Tacoma, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Seattle-Tacoma International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Tacoma Community College and Tacoma are like without leaving home.

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College Info

6501 South 19th Street Tacoma, WA 98466

Campus Setting: Urban

Tacoma Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tacoma Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tacoma Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Tacoma Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,419

In State

$9,862

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,127
$9,570
Fees
$292
$292
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,318

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,419

Out-of-State

$9,862

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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