Pierce County Community Colleges

  • There are 6 community colleges in Pierce County, Washington, serving 23,673 students.
  • The average tuition is approximately $4,513 per year for in-state students and $9,089 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 0.66 (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
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