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Education at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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Education at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

What traits are you looking for in a education school? To help you decide if University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's education program.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,364.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

UW Tacoma Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

UW Tacoma Education Rankings

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In 2021, 64 students received their master’s degree in education from UW Tacoma. This makes it the #560 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 19 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #214 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

UW Tacoma Education Master’s Program

72% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 64 students who earned a master's degree in Education from UW Tacoma in 2020-2021, 28% were men and 72% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. UW Tacoma does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 9% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from UW Tacoma, 53% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 39% of degree recipients. That is 8% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 34
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 19 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Education 44
Teacher Education Grade Specific 33
Educational Administration 6

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Teacher Assistants 37,810 $35,130
Elementary School Teachers 26,900 $65,180
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Coaches and Scouts 12,520 $43,420
Preschool Teachers 11,050 $32,960


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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