Pierce College-Puyallup News

State institution: These 2-year Washington schools attract the most in-state students

Pima Medical Institute-Renton, Altierus Career College-Tacoma and Altierus Career College Everett enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Washington schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

State institution: These 2-year Washington schools attract the fewest in-state students

Divers Institute of Technology, International Air and Hospitality Academy and Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year Washington schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017

These 2-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Washington

Lower Columbia College, Pierce College-Puyallup and Shoreline Community College have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates among two-year schools in Washington, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Which U.S. schools receive the least federal student aid?

Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Cortiva Institute-Seattle and Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education

Pierce College-Puyallup enrolls 4,590 undergrads

At Pierce College-Puyallup, 74 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 60 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Cost of college went up for all students at Pierce College-Puyallup

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Pierce College-Puyallup, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,042 degrees, certificates from Pierce College-Puyallup

About 59.8 percent of the 1,042 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pierce College-Puyallup in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accord

The price of education: Which 2-year Washington schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

Washington residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Everett Community College, Shoreline Community College and Pierce College-Puyallup, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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