Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, WA, USA
3.08 Average Rating

Tacoma Community College is a 2-year community college. TCC offers almost 60 degrees and certificates as well as two Bachelor of Applied Science degrees. In addition, TCC features 45 different classes that are accepted for credit at all Washington state public colleges and universities known as “The Washington 45.” Several courses known as Open Educational Resource classes require either low cost textbooks or no books at all.

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

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
97%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
6,699
Total Number of Undergrads
6,699
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
$6,320
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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.
$4,146
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.
$9,564
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$840

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.
42%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,761
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.
42%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,233
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,262

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.
18%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,697
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.
$7,500
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.
$132
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
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
$39,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.08 Average Rating
TCC is in a great location and has a pretty wide variety of classes and programs. The office staff isn't very helpful when you are a returning student, but if you are persistent everything should work out just fine.
Nicholle from Puyallup, WA
Tacoma Community College is truly a jewel among community institutions, defying any and all negative stereotypes. It is diverse in both opportunities as well as in the students who attend. When I attend class here, I can feel myself inching ever closer to my goals, and the college itself provides me with tangible support in reaching those aspirations.
Candace from Bremerton, WA

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