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History at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

If you are interested in studying history, you may want to check out the program at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 students received a bachelor's degree in history from UW Tacoma.

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

UW Tacoma History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

UW Tacoma History Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The history major at UW Tacoma is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. 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
Best History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 127
Best Value History Schools 264
Most Popular History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 272
Most Focused History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 385

Earnings of UW Tacoma History Graduates

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $28,000. This is less than $28,200, which is the national average of all history majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


History Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

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

UW Tacoma History Bachelor’s Program

30% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 70% of history bachelor's degrees went to men and 30% went to women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of History Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at UW Tacoma are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history 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 history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 18
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history 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
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Managers 11,280 $125,490
History Professors 430 $71,280
Museum Technicians and Conservators 230 $46,300
Curators 220 $65,790


*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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