Education Schools in Tacoma, Washington state

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

Education schools in Tacoma charged students an average tuition of $13,830.00 if they were Washington state residents, and $17,473.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

Books and supplies for education schools in Tacoma cost an average of $937.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at education 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. There are five education colleges in Tacoma from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 289 students completed education programs in Tacoma.

Education Schools in Tacoma

Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98405

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Teacher Assistant / Aide
  • Associates in Technical Teacher Education

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

  • Masters in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Bachelors in Education
  • Certification in Educational Administration and Supervision
  • Masters in Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Bachelors in English / Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Bachelors in Music Teacher Education
  • Masters in Reading Teacher Education
  • Bachelors in Science Teacher Education / General Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelors in Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Masters in Special Education and Teaching
  • Certification in Teacher Education / Profess Development Levels & Methods
  • Masters in Teacher Education / Profess Development Levels & Methods

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

  • Masters in Counselor Education / School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Masters in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Masters in Education
  • Masters in Educational Instructional and Curriculum Supervision
  • Bachelors in Music Teacher Education

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

  • Associates in Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Certification in Teacher Assistant / Aide
  • Associates in Teacher Assistant / Aide

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

  • Masters in Education

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

Education Salary in Tacoma

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Education Administrators, All Other$64,950.0040
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other$56,390.0030
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education$25,070.00880
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education$56,590.00230
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education$57,500.003,530
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education$58,500.001,530
Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School$62,960.0060
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education$57,650.001,650
Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School$59,030.00310
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers$40,420.00300
Teacher Assistants$28,890.003,650

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