Tacoma Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Tacoma, Washington, serving 10,393 students.
  • 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 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 24:1.

Tacoma, WA Community Colleges:

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

    2,409 students
  • Everest College-Tacoma
    Pivate, for profit
    2156 Pacific Avenue
    Tacoma WA  98402
    (253)207-4000

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

    7,189 students
Recent Articles
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.