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Geography & Cartography at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

If you plan to study geography and cartography, take a look at what University of Washington - Tacoma Campus has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329.

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

UW Tacoma Geography & Cartography Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Geography

UW Tacoma Geography & Cartography Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Geography Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

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

UW Tacoma Geography & Cartography Master’s Program

27% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 students graduated with a master's degree in geography from UW Tacoma. About 73% were men and 27% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Geography & Cartography Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a geography master's degree from UW Tacoma, 73% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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 geography.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geography & Cartography Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That Geography Grads May Go Into

A degree in geography 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
Managers 11,280 $125,490
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 350 $81,620
Geography Professors 110 $73,370
Geographers 40 $83,530


*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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