Business Schools in Tacoma, Washington state

Tacoma is located in Pierce county and has a population of 193,556.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in business schools in Tacoma during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,830.00. The average tuition was $17,473.00 for non-residents studying in Washington state.

Books and supplies for business schools in Tacoma cost an average of $937.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at business schools in Tacoma was $8,913.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,978.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students have a choice of five business colleges in Tacoma to attend. Business programs in Tacoma reportedly graduated 770 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Business Schools in Tacoma

Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98405

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Accounting Technology / Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Associates in Accounting Technology / Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Certification in Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
  • Associates in Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
  • Certification in Business Administration and Management
  • Associates in Business Management Marketing & Related Support Services
  • Certification in Parts Warehousing and Inventory Management Operations
  • Associates in Retailing and Retail Operations
  • Certification in Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $3,758.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $3,758.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,630.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 68
  • Average aid received per student: $4,342.00

Pacific Lutheran University

1010 122nd St So
Tacoma, WA, 98447

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Business Administration and Management
  • Masters in Business Administration and Management

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $28,100.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $28,100.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,600.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 666
  • Average aid received per student: $15,244.00

University of Puget Sound

1500 N Warner
Tacoma, WA, 98416

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Business Administration and Management
  • Bachelors in Management Information Systems

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $35,440.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $35,440.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $9,190.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,190.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 556
  • Average aid received per student: $15,238.00

Tacoma Community College

6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA, 98466

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Accounting Technology / Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Associates in Accounting Technology / Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Certification in Business Administration and Management
  • Associates in Business Administration and Management
  • Associates in Business / Commerce
  • Certification in Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Certification in General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
  • Certification in Human Resources Management / Personnel Administration
  • Certification in Logistics and Materials Management
  • Associates in Logistics and Materials Management
  • Associates in Office Management and Supervision
  • Certification in Receptionist
  • Certification in Retailing and Retail Operations

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $2,711.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $7,895.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,460.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 190
  • Average aid received per student: $4,490.00

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

1900 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA, 98402

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Bachelors in Business Administration and Management
  • Masters in Business Administration and Management
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in Management Science
  • Bachelors in Marketing / Marketing Management

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $7,125.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $23,800.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,949.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $12,876.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 128
  • Average aid received per student: $4,906.00

Business Salary in Tacoma

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Chief Executives$175,720.00140
General and Operations Managers$133,180.001,660
Marketing Managers$95,340.00130
Sales Managers$111,230.00500
Public Relations Managers$84,280.00140
Administrative Services Managers$94,870.00320
Financial Managers$107,250.00780
Training and Development Managers$89,870.0050
Human Resources Managers, All Other$92,620.00100
Industrial Production Managers$104,720.00200
Purchasing Managers$80,140.0080
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers$89,640.00190
Food Service Managers$65,350.00200
Lodging Managers$68,980.0030
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products$43,310.00230
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products$54,000.00500
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators$53,190.00350
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation$51,350.00450
Cost Estimators$61,450.00570
Emergency Management Specialists$60,030.00130
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists$47,770.00280
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists$57,240.00140
Training and Development Specialists$58,120.00250
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other$60,890.00620
Logisticians$70,450.00280
Management Analysts$68,980.00540
Meeting and Convention Planners$49,340.0050
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$65,930.002,010
Accountants and Auditors$61,830.001,310
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate$63,670.0090
Budget Analysts$65,700.00170
Credit Analysts$52,230.0080
Financial Analysts$87,620.00360
Personal Financial Advisors$67,580.00130
Loan Counselors$41,090.0030
Loan Officers$75,540.00600
Tax Preparers$22,750.00Not available
Financial Specialists, All Other$53,800.00480

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