Pierce College-Puyallup is one of the eight public 2-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in a suburb, in Puyallup.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,590 students attend the school. Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Pierce College-Puyallup's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,468, and fees were $363. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,882 and $363 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students4,590|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
02/01/2007 - Current
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, 54% of Pierce College-Puyallup'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||3%||$537|
|State Grant & Scholarships||18%||$3,041|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||24%||$1,261|
|Federal Student Loans||23%||$4,634|
$8,419Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,979|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,049|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,530|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,062|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.