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UW Tacoma Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Cost?

Learn the base cost of University of Washington - Tacoma Campus by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. If you're looking for specific information on UW Tacoma costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does UW Tacoma Charge for Tuition?

$12,196 In-State Tuition & Fees
$40,026 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus for the 2020-2021 academic year was $40,026 for undergraduates. Those who hail from the state of Washington get a discount and only needed to pay $12,196 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does University of Washington - Tacoma Campus cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UW Tacoma Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $40,026 for out-of-state undergrads, University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country.

Undergraduates who attend school in the same state they live in pay around $16,784 in yearly tuition and fees. Undergraduates who hail from Washington pay an average of $12,196 a year to attend UW Tacoma, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

If you want to know how UW Tacoma compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideFar Western USWashington
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Financial Aid.

UW Tacoma Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.70% In-State Tuition Increase
2.99% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$53,567 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state University of Washington - Tacoma Campus increased with an average annual rate of 2.70% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $12,862 if the growth keeps up.

If in-state tuition and fees keeps growing at the same pace, the estimated cost for two years at UW Tacoma would be $26,071, and $53,567 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 2.99% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $42,459.

This would result in a total cost of $86,190 for two years and $177,621 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UW Tacoma.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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