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UW Tacoma Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the UW Tacoma diversity report below.

UW Tacoma Student Population

5,364 Total Students
4,034 Undergraduates
482 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of Washington - Tacoma Campus?

UW Tacoma total enrollment is approximately 5,364 students. 4,034 are undergraduates and 482 are graduate students.

UW Tacoma Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UW Tacoma undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UW Tacoma Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,463
Asian 868
Hispanic 657
Black or African American 401
Multi-Ethnic 365
International 128
Unknown 68
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 65

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UW Tacoma Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UW Tacoma Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 210
International 64
Asian 60
Hispanic 52
Black or African American 35
Unknown 26
Multi-Ethnic 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

UW Tacoma Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,069
Asian 1,068
Hispanic 808
Black or African American 504
Multi-Ethnic 456
International 230
Unknown 115
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 72

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 394
Asian 59
Multi-Ethnic 25
Black or African American 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at UW Tacoma.

UW Tacoma Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,869 female students and 2,495 male students at UW Tacoma.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UW Tacoma is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.92 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about UW Tacoma faculty.

There are approximately 351 female teachers and 281 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

2.89% Out of State
0.75% Out of the Country

UW Tacoma ranks 1,639 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

2.89% of UW Tacoma students come from out of state, and 0.75% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  24 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 9 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Washington 504
California 6
Pennsylvania 2
Texas 2
Hawaii 1

International Students at UW Tacoma

Students from 39 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Hong Kong.

Learn more about international students at UW Tacoma.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.77% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  82.32 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UW Tacoma, 41.77% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,148
22-24 1,077
18-19 1,008
25-29 923
35 and over 579
30-34 406
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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