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University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, WA

According to its mission statement, University of Puget Sound "develop[s] in its students capacities for critical analysis, aesthetic appreciation, sound judgment, and apt expression that will sustain a lifetime of intellectual curiosity, active inquiry, and reasoned independence. A Puget Sound education, both academic and cocurricular, encourages a rich knowledge of self and others; an appreciation of commonality and difference; the full, open, and civil discussion of ideas; thoughtful moral discourse; and the integration of learning, preparing the university’s graduates to meet the highest tests of democratic citizenship. Such an education seeks to liberate each person’s fullest intellectual and human potential to assist in the unfolding of creative and useful lives." [Source]

Website: http://www.pugetsound.edu/

D

Grading is based on a detailed review of the latest online course catalogs. View rating criteria

1,866
Undergraduate
Enrollment
67%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$55,670
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

9:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.1%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 6/21/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.