Enrollment 5,380 total headcount Faculty 359 Faculty headcount 16:1 Faculty-student ratio Top high schools for entering first-year students Mt. Tahoma HS Federal Way Sr HS Puyallup HS Kent Meridian HS Thomas Jefferson HS Top transfer institutions Tacoma Community College Pierce College Highline College Green River College South Puget Sound Community College Demographics Gender 53% Female 47% Male Ethnicity 39% Caucasian 20% Asian American 15% Hispanic/Latino 9% African American 9% Two or More Indicated 4% International 1% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1% Native American 2% Not Indicated 93% in-state residents 83% of students attend full time 56% students whose parents do not have college degrees 68% of students receive financial aid 44% of students eligible for Pell grants 10% of student receive veterans benefits (17% of students are military-affiliated) Miscellaneous The University of Washington Tacoma is accredited as a unit of the University of Washington by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. UW Tacoma awarded $51.8 million in financial aid in the 2019-20 academic year. UW Tacoma's overall economic impact to the state of Washington was $313.5 million. (Parker Philips, April 2019) The campus consists of 22 buildings on 46 acres with a total of 1,001,112 square feet of active campus space. Retail stores, restaurants and office tenants lease almost 120,000 square feet of campus commercial space. Degrees and majors See the current list of undergraduate and graduate degrees available at UW Tacoma *All data is based on Autumn 2020 enrollment.