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College Deliberately: University of Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, career and character located in the city of Tacoma, WA. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Physical Therapy/Therapist and Occupational Therapy/Therapist.

University of Puget Sound

place 1500 N. Warner Street, Tacoma, WA 98416
phone Phone: (253) 879-3100
web Web: http://www.pugetsound.edu
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Puget Sound Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Accredited 1923-04-01 2025-04-01
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for University of Puget Sound is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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Last updated: 2021-06-10

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for University of Puget Sound. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of University of Puget Sound and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of University of Puget Sound.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
23% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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University of Puget Sound is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 85
Baseball Men’s 43
Rowing Women’s 38

The complete list of sports at University of Puget Sound is available for members.

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Tuition for University of Puget Sound is in the 96.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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We play Magic: The Gathering and other table games at the University of Puget Sound. This is a subreddit for discussing matters related to Magic, the club, or really whatever.
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