Who are we?
Located in the Pacific Northwest United States, Tacoma Community College offers a low cost, high quality education to students looking to begin their Bachelor’s degree, learn English or study abroad. Our most popular degree programs include business, computer science, engineering, biology, and nursing (search all programs here). We have a dedicated international staff committed to serving you from application to graduation.
Associate degree programs (2+2): 28 academic areas of study
Students: 3 Thai students; 250 international students; 4,000 full-time students
- Age 16 (by first day of classes)
- Online application
- Passport photocopy
- Bank Statement (showing sufficient funds for a year of study)
- OPTIONAL: IELTS/TOEFL (minimum score of IETLS 6.0 or TOEFL 65 for ENG 101 placement)
I was invited to join the Happy Hour for international students. I met so many friends at that event, [and now] I have a group to sit with in the cafeteria. People message me about eating lunch and hanging out. I feel less lonely.”
Why choose Tacoma?
Tacoma is a beautiful, multicultural city where students can feel safe and comfortable. Even though the Thai populations at Tacoma is small, they represent an important group on our campus and in our city. We hope these students can find a piece of home by visiting some of the below places:
Cost and Fees
Cost listed below are in U.S. Dollar (USD) and represent estimated expenses for a 15-credit term.
|Tuition||Course Fees||Health Insurance||Books||Homestay with meals||ALL EXPENSES TOTAL|
|1 Quarter (3 months)||$3,524||$100||$495||$500||$2,850||$7,469|
|2 Quarters (6 months)||$7,049||$200||$990||$1,000||$5,700||$14,939|
|3 Quarters (Academic Year)||$10,573||$300||$1,485||$1,500||$8,550||$22,408|
Terms and Deadlines
Tacoma Community College offers rolling admission, which means we will review and process your application within two-business days of applying. With that said, students must still submit their application prior to our application deadline.
|Application deadline||Plan to arrive||Quarter ends|
|Spring||February 15||Late March||Mid June|
|Summer||May 15||Mid June||Mid August|
Tacoma Community College has a dedicated international admissions team available to answer your questions and assist you through the admissions process. However, if you are looking to work with someone locally, we have partnerships with the following educational agencies in the region:
BANGKOK & UBON