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The University of Puget Sound is a private located in the North End of Tacoma, Washington, in the United States. The University offers a variety of master's degree programs.

  • Average Tuition USD 41,000
  • Students 2,701
  • Total Annual Cost USD 56,800
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline February 15
  • Campus Setting City

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School Description

The University of Puget Sound offers an extremely cooperative and experiential method of teaching and learning, led by faculty members who challenge the student to reason analytically and make connections across their fields of study. Puget Sound offers Master's degree programs in education, counseling, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. The University places an educational emphasis on critical thinking, on-hand learning, and a diversified worldview, which prepares the next generation of students to be passionate, effective leaders for a constantly changing and interrelated world. 

Students at Puget can get involved in the community through many organized events and activities; and also on campus through the Student Government, Greek Life, Athletics, Clubs, and Organizations. Services provided include Academic Advising, Career and Employment Services, Counseling Health and Wellness services, Internships and Opportunities and many more. Notable alumni of Puget Sound include Bill Baarsma - Mayor of Tacoma, Terry Bain – Novelist, and William Canfield – renowned Glycol-biologist.

  • 01Puget Sound was recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the top 10 bachelor's degree institutions in the United States.
  • 02The University of Puget Sound is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Master Programs

  • 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, United States
    USD 32,520 Tuition Fee

    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
  • 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, United States
    USD 46,875 Tuition Fee

    Occupational Therapy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Occupational Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, anatomy and physiology more
  • 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, United States
    USD 37,520 Tuition Fee

    Physical Therapy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promot more
  • 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, United States
    USD 32,985 Tuition Fee

    Teaching

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational servic more

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 212
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 180

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Required
  • GMAT Not required

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    At Puget Sound's, a number of funding options are available for master’s level study and students are advised to contact the graduate schools for information and guidance.

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    Established in 1888

    Forbes magazine named Puget Sound one of the Top 20 Most Entrepreneurial Colleges in the U.S.  

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