Tel: (253) 964-6500
- Pierce College students will experience quality, relevant learning that increases their knowledge, skills and abilities to maximize the potential for individual success whether transferring to a four-year institution or preparing directly for the workforce. Pierce Collegewill ensure quality, sustainability and continuous improvement in all of its departments and programs. Pierce Collegewill promote an environment in which quality teaching and learning are fostered, decision-making is collaborative, and students and employees feel valued and respected. Pierce Collegewill be a recognized leader in building and maintaining academic, industry and broad-based community partnerships to advance local educational opportunities and economic development.
The teacher population of 149 teachers has grown by 58% over five years.
|Pierce College-Puyallup||(WA) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional||Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||149 staff||353 staff|
|School Calendar||Link to School Calendar|
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS
The nearest community college to Pierce College-Puyallup is Clover Park Technical College (10.4 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 3,973 students | 10.40 Mi4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 589-5800 10.403,973
- 4,377 students | 10.60 Mi1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 680-7000 10.604,377
- 8,435 students | 11.70 Mi12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 833-9111 11.708,435
- 6,095 students | 13.40 Mi6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466
(253) 566-5000 13.406,095
- 6,195 students | 14.10 Mi9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
(253) 964-6500 14.106,195
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