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Public Health at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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Public Health at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

Every public health school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the public health program at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and approximately 5,329 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 students received a bachelor's degree in public health from UW Tacoma.

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

UW Tacoma Public Health Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health

UW Tacoma Public Health Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the public health progam at UW Tacoma compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The public health major at UW Tacoma is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Health. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Public Health Bachelor’s Degree Schools 88
Most Popular Public Health Bachelor’s Degree Schools 113
Most Popular Public Health Schools 185

How Much Do Public Health Graduates from UW Tacoma Make?

The median salary of public health students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $36,200. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 16% higher than the national average of $31,100 for all public health bachelor's degree recipients.


Public Health Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

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

UW Tacoma Public Health Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 public health majors earned their bachelor's degree from UW Tacoma. Of these graduates, 23% were men and 77% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Public Health Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 22% more racial-ethnic minorities in its public health bachelor's program 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 bachelor's in public health.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Health Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 13
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in public health. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Public Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in public health 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
Medical and Health Services Managers 6,950 $117,970
Health Specialties Professors 3,470 $155,090
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 3,000 $78,240
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,880 $85,090
Community Health Workers 2,230 $42,610


*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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