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2017 Washington Monthly college ranking badge

We're Number One: "Best Bang for the Buck in the West"

September 6, 2017

A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."

C-SPAN Cities Tour: Tacoma

Tacoma, and UW Tacoma, on C-SPAN

August 10, 2017

The first weekend in August was all about Tacoma on C-SPAN. Take a look at videos of twelve local authors and historians, including five with UW Tacoma connections, as they share their passions for things local and global.

Hawo Guyo, UW Tacoma first-generation student studying social work

Hawo Guyo

May 10, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Jeff Cohen, UW Tacoma assistant professor and first-generation student

Jeff Cohen

March 23, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

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