Pierce County Community Colleges

  • There are 6 community colleges in Pierce County, Washington, serving 23,673 students.
  • The average tuition is approximately $3,825 per year for in-state students and $8,967 for out-of-state students. (view national tuition costs).
  • Pierce County, WA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Pierce County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 1101 S Yakima Ave
    Tacoma WA  98405
    2536807000

    2,409 students
  • 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
    Lakewood WA  98499
    (253)589-5800

    3,682 students
  • Everest College-Tacoma
    Pivate, for profit
    2156 Pacific Avenue
    Tacoma WA  98402
    (253)207-4000

    795 students
  • 9401 Farwest Dr SW
    Lakewood WA  98498
    (253)964-6500

    5,927 students
  • 1601 39th Ave SE
    Puyallup WA  98374
    (253)840-8400

    3,671 students
  • 6501 S 19th St
    Tacoma WA  98466
    (253)566-5000

    7,189 students
Recent Articles
January 27, 2017
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
January 27, 2017
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
January 27, 2017
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.