Enrollment 5,040 total headcount Faculty 359 Faculty headcount 16:1 Faculty-student ratio Top high schools for entering first-year students Thomas Jefferson HS Todd Beamer HS Kent Meridian HS Puyallup HS Governor JR Rogers HS (tie) & Kentridge HS (tie) Top transfer institutions Tacoma Community College Pierce College Highline College Green River College South Puget Sound Community College Demographics Gender 52% Female 48% Male Ethnicity 38% Caucasian 21% Asian American 14% Hispanic/Latino 10% African American 9% Two or More Indicated 4% International 1% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1% Native American 2% Not Indicated 93% in-state residents 83% Attend full-time 68% Receive financial aid 43% Eligible for Pell grants 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 $76 million in financial aid in the 2020-21 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.