Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lakewood.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,048 students attend the school. Every year 24% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,468, and fees were $315. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,882 and $315 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students6,048|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 35 miles radius of Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Clover Park Technical College
3 miles away
Tacoma Community College
5 miles away
University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
8 miles away
19 miles away
Green River College
21 miles away
South Seattle College
28 miles away
28 miles away
Renton Technical College
29 miles away
Seattle Central College
33 miles away
35 miles away
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$105/credit|
|In State Students||$105/credit|
|Out of State Students||$119/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$402|
|State Grant & Scholarships||33%||$2,992|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||33%||$1,168|
|Federal Student Loans||25%||$5,144|
$5,976Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,568|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,136|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,038|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,544|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.