Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom

Lakewood, WA, USA
3.21 Average Rating

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is a 2-year community college and part of the Pierce College district. In addition to its academic offerings, the Fort Steilacoom campus is home to Pierce College’s Emerging Leaders Academy and Multicultural Leadership Institute. Once a year, Pierce College selects promising students from Fort Steilacoom to attend the Students of Color Conference and meet with other schools’ representatives from all over Washington state.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
6,068
Total Number of Undergrads
6,068
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,762
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$3,783
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$4,197
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,690
Books and Supplies
$855

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
49%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,646
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
49%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,935
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,364

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
22%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,803
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$6,123
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$108
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.21 Average Rating
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is a great school for anyone wanting to broaden their education. The school provides not only provides a vast variety of classes, but also the instructors truly care that you retain the information for your future career. Resources are never a shortage because the school does a great job giving back to the students.
Joon from Lakewood, WA
Brand new buildings and library. Excellent teachers and staff, small class sizes average 25. Friendly and diverse community with many groups/ clubs; always something fun to do on campus: movie night plays games and event.
Sharon from Spanaway, WA

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