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Campus Profile

Get to know Tacoma Community College 

A Place for Every Student

TCC offers a welcoming campus environment with numerous opportunities. A comprehensive state-supported community college serving more than 720,000 residents of the Tacoma-Pierce County area, our service district includes all of Tacoma and the Pierce County portion of the Olympic Peninsula and serves the Tacoma and Peninsula school districts.

Our mission is to provide meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrates success in our lives and in our communities. We do that by offering transfer degrees, professional and technical skills certifications, and specialty programs that serve diverse educational needs. Because we believe college should be open, accessible and affordable for everyone.

Whether TCC is your first step toward a four-year degree, or you need technical skills to prepare you for the workforce – you’ll discover that no matter who you are or where you want to go, TCC welcomes you.


Balancing Life and School 

TCC students and staff understand the school-life-work juggle, whether it’s managing classes and a job, or going to school while raising a family.

13% of students have children
58% receive financial aid
48% work while attending school

What’s your dream?

TCC offers programs in a variety of subjects, and for all kinds of students. Choose from 26 associate degrees, 29 professional certificates, two Bachelor of Applied Science degrees and more.

444 Full-time and adjunct faculty members ready to help you achieve your dream
1,665 Students earned their associate degrees, certificates and high school diplomas in 2016-2017