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University of Puget Sound Scholarships

1500 N. Warner Street Tuition In/Out-State: $40,040 / $40,040 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,823
Tacoma , WA 98416 Books and Supplies: $1,000 Applicants Admitted: 52%
(253) 879-3100 On-campus Room and Board: $10,390 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 91% Undergraduate Application Fee: $50 Receiving Institutional Aid: 88% , $17,452 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • University of Puget Sound General Information

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    Address 1500 N. Warner Street, Tacoma, WA 98416
    Phone Number (253) 879-3100
    Web Address
    Mission Statement The University of Puget Sound is an independent predominantly residential undergraduate liberal arts college with selected graduate programs building effectively on a liberal arts foundation. The University, as a community of learning, maintains a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly engagement, and fruitful student-faculty interaction. The mission of the University is to develop in its students capacities for critical analysis, aesthetic appreciation, sound judgment, and apt expression that will sustain a lifetime of intellectual curiosity, active inquiry, and reasoned independence. A Puget Sound education, both academic and co-curricular, encourages a rich knowledge of self and others, an appreciation of commonality and difference, the full, open, and civil discussion of ideas, thoughtful moral discourse, and the integration of learning, preparing the University's graduates to meet the highest tests of democratic citizenship. Such an education seeks to liberate each person's fullest intellectual and human potential to assist in the unfolding of creative and useful lives.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - professional practice
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Mid-size city
    Distance learning opportunities No

    University of Puget Sound Size

    Total enrollment 2,823
    Enrolled full time 2,750
    Enrolled part time 73

    University of Puget Sound Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,106
    Women enrolled full time 1,644
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 10%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 3%
    Hispanic 4%
    White/Non-Hispanic 72%
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 9%
  • University of Puget Sound Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $50
    Applied 7,194
    Admitted 3,729
    Enrolled 686
    Admitted % 52%

    University of Puget Sound Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    University of Puget Sound Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 75%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 570
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 680
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 560
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 660
    Students submitting ACT 46%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 26
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 30
  • University of Puget Sound Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $40,040
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $40,040
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $10,390
    Off-campus room and board $10,390 estimated cost

    University of Puget Sound Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 91%
    Receiving Federal Grants 21% , $6,028 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 88% , $17,452 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 58% , $6,546 on average
  • University of Puget Sound Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Asian Studies/Civilization 0 0 0
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biochemistry 9 0 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 32 0 0
    Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 17 0 0
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Business Administration and Management, General 86 0 0
    Management Information Systems, General 2 0 0
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 15 0 0
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computer Science 3 0 0
    Education Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 0 13 0
    Curriculum and Instruction 0 0 0
    Education, General 0 42 0
    Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 0 0 0
    Music Teacher Education 3 0 0
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 35 0 0
    Rhetoric and Composition 20 0 0
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chinese Language and Literature 1 0 0
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 7 0 0
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 31 0 0
    French Language and Literature 7 0 0
    German Language and Literature 3 0 0
    Japanese Language and Literature 4 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 13 0 0
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Occupational Therapy/Therapist 0 26 0
    Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 0 34
    History Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 22 0 0
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mathematics, General 23 0 0
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biological and Physical Sciences 18 0 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0 0 0
    Science, Technology and Society 5 0 0
    Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 18 0 0
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Philosophy 7 0 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 21 0 0
    Physical Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 6 0 0
    Geology/Earth Science, General 6 0 0
    Physics, General 8 0 0
    Psychology Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Psychology, General 51 0 0
    Social Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Economics, General 31 0 0
    Economics, Other 0 0 0
    Political Economy 44 0 0
    Political Science and Government, General 37 0 0
    Sociology 25 0 0
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art/Art Studies, General 19 0 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 16 0 0
    Music Management and Merchandising 9 0 0
    Music Performance, General 3 0 0
    Music, General 3 0 0
  • University of Puget Sound Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 15
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due January 15
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by April 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline January 2
    College will notify student of early decision by February 15
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline March 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline March 1
    Transfer application closing date July 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Lillis Family Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Description
Established to fund a community service learning internship for students in the Citizens Scholars Program of Commonwealth College. The scholarship will provide income to students while they engage in an internship with a community organization. Preference is given for internships with non-profit organizations which involve teaching and/or technology and/or assistance to those with difficult family situations. Need/Merit Based? Both Graduate/Undergrad? Undergraduate Campus; Amherst College/Department; Citizen Scholars Program Eligibility; Students who are in the Citizen Scholars Program who wish to pursue a community service internship over the summer.
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