Top Tacoma Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Tacoma, Washington, serving 10,580 students.
  • Pierce County, WA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 24:1.

Top Tacoma, WA Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 1101 S Yakima Ave
    Tacoma WA  98405
    (253)680-7000

    2,596 students
  • Everest College-Tacoma
    Private, 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
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