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Pierce College-Puyallup Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,134 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,393 tuition
$9,583 off campus room & board
$855 books and supplies
$303 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$14,542 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,801 tuition
$9,583 off campus room & board
$855 books and supplies
$303 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,470 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
55% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($3,573 avg)
19% get state aid ($3,135 avg)
13% get institn'l aid ($1,470 avg)
17% get loans ($5,312 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,491 35%
Federal Grant Aid $3,573 31%
Pell Grants $3,539 31%
Other Federal Grants $289 4%
Institution Grant Aid $1,470 13%
State Grant Aid $3,135 19%
Student Loans $5,312 17%
Federal Loans $5,362 17%
Other Loans $3,200 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Does Pierce College-Puyallup offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1601 39th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374-2222
(253) 840-8400
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $103
Out of State $114


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Patrick from Puyallup, WA
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I feel this college was very affordable and although I did require financial aid, I was surprised at the cost.

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  • 5
  • Dennis from Puyallup, WA
  • Dec-09-2013 I am a current student here

    For the price you will not find much better than Pierce in Puyallup here. IT has great bus service connecting you to the Pierce county and (king) Seattle area. Within half a mile there is a Walmart, and a different food store. The campus is beautifully colored greens, reds, and golds. There is a terrific view of Mt. Rainier from the campus. THe library is open late, transfers books from the other campus in Lakewood in one day every time except Holidays and sundays. THe computer lab is well staffed and can help you with almost anything. There is a gym, a performing arts center. The student life is great there are a bunch of clubs and student activities happen almost everyday. They pas out free food coffee, and several others items on the first few days of class, and randomly throughout the quarter. Those days are always blessings! They have free pens, everyday, free calendars, planners, look around and you find folders too. For me these little things made being a student much easier. Love being a Raider!

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  • 5
  • Alyssa from Orting, WA
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    I've looked at other community colleges and this is definitely one of the cheapest! Even the Nursing Assistant program is cheaper too. They also offer a Tuition installment plan and many scholarships every year from the Pierce College Foundation.

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