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The University of Puget Sound

The University of Puget Sound

1500 N Warner
Tacoma, WA 98416
(253) 879-3100

The University of Puget Sound is a 4-year institution, founded in 1888. UPS, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tacoma, WA. This small school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Washington. It offers students 40 degrees at the bachelors level, five masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree. 2,823 students pursued degrees from the 46 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including information systems and history. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits it. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington.

Admission

6,593 students applied to UPS in 2010. It admitted close to half of the applicants or 3,428 students. Approximately 61% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

6,593 students applied to UPS in 2010. It admitted close to half of the applicants or 3,428 students. Approximately 61% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 52%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 54%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 49%

Student Demographics

Puget Sound had 2,823 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

Puget Sound had 2,823 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1129
  • Total Enrolled Female: 1694
  • Undergraduate Male: 1059
  • Undergraduate Female: 1525
  • Graduate Male: 60
  • Graduate Female: 179

Faculty Demographics

It has 293 teachers. About 80% of faculty are full-time and 58 out of 293 faculty are part-time. Around half of the teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

It has 293 teachers. About 80% of faculty are full-time and 58 out of 293 faculty are part-time. Around half of the teachers are male.

  • Male: 151
  • Female: 142
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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