Our Focus The School of Urban Studies engages students, faculty, and community to advance critical thinking, social justice, and applied research through the transformative power of higher education. Vision A premier Urban Studies school within a leading urban-serving university. Mission Teach to engage; research to advance knowledge; act to promote social justice and equitable development. APPLY FOR ADMISSION arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Learn More arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Learn More arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Learn More arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Learn More arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Learn More arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Learn More arrow_back_ios arrow_forward_ios Explore Our Programs! UNDERGRADUATE 2+1 TRACK|BA to MS BA SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT BA URBAN STUDIES BS URBAN DESIGN GRADUATE MA COMMUNITY PLANNING MS GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES MINORS AND CERTIFICATES CERTIFICATES: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) MINORS: SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT URBAN STUDIES News & Upcoming Events Leticia Barreto: Making a Connection UW Tacoma senior Leticia Barreto embraced campus life and opened up a world of opportunities. June 11, 2022 The Class of 2022 In 2022 we are celebrating thousands of UW Tacoma grads from 2020, 2021 and 2022. June 10, 2022 A 'missed opportunity.' How UWT design students would fix a mistake from Tacoma's past The News Tribune David Boe, part-time lecturer in the School of Urban Studies and former Tacoma City Council member, asked students to redesign the downtown area between Broadway, Commerce, 9th and 11th Streets. News Tribune writer Matt Driscoll sat in on the class. March 17, 2022 More Stories Upcoming Events Social Media Contact Us Our faculty and staff will have varying hybrid office schedules. Please connect with us for any needs at email@example.com | (253) 692-5880 Call or Email Pinkerton Building, 3rd Flooruwturban@uw.edu (235) 692-5880Due to COVID-19 masks are recommended indoors.