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 0.67 (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
    Private, 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
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.