University of Puget Sound
- Average Tuition USD 41,000
- Students 2,701
- Total Annual Cost USD 56,800
- Intakes Fall
- Application Deadline February 15
- Campus Setting City
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).
USD 32,520 Tuition Fee
- Application deadline Mar 01 2019
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 services related to learning and teaching.
USD 46,875 Tuition Fee
USD 37,520 Tuition Fee
- Application deadline Dec 15 2018
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 promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.
USD 32,985 Tuition Fee
- Application deadline Mar 01 2019
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 services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.
SchoolApply Ranking 195
Forbes (USA) 169
US News (Liberal Arts) 68
- Minimum GPA 3.00
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
- Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
- Minimum SAT 1670
- Minimum ACT 25
- Average SAT Score 1220
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.
Established in 1888
Deadline for School of Physical Therapy is November 1; for School of Occupational Therapy is December 1
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2003-2007, Bachelor of the Arts
I really loved the small classes and one-on-one work with professors. The classes were interesting and challenging and I enjoyed my time there. The campus has tons of extracurricular activities, like KUPS, the student run radio station. The culture is very diverse, but it is definitely a liberal arts school and not everyone would thrive in this environment. Perhaps not the number one pic for science/technology, but highly recomended for arts and social sciences and such. Second best perk: the campus is absolutely gorgeous.
2004-2008, Bachelor of the Arts
It may sound contrite, but the biggest take-away from my four years at UPS was that I learned how to do research both for academic purposes and the real world. Professors encouraged and required me to really think about and be aware of the process... that's something you don't get at most institutions.
Mary Ann Aschenbrenner
1979-1983, Bachelor of the Arts
The opportunity to study in the Honors Program at the University of Puget Sound changed my life in profound ways. It taught me that learning is a lifestyle, not a four-year degree. It taught me to ask questions, do my own research and form independent opinions. I am deeply grateful for the education as well as the life-long friendships formed at UPS.
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