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Be Here Now

Fueled by urban energy and natural curiosity, Puget Sound is a leading liberal arts college in the Pacific Northwest, and one of only 40 colleges in the nation included in "Colleges That Change Lives." Come visit us and be here now!

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Regional Interview Weekends

This fall counselors and alumni are traveling across the country to interview students. Click here to see where we'll be and to sign up.

Forbes top 20

Puget Sound is turning out entrepreneurs at such a rate that Forbes magazine recently named us one of the “Top 20 Most Entrepreneurial Colleges” in the country.

We're Test Optional

There's more to being a Logger than taking standardized tests. That's why starting with 2016-17 applicants, students applying to Puget Sound have the choice to write two essays instead of submitting ACT/SAT scores.

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It's a great time to be a Logger!

New Athletics & Aquatics Center coming fall 2016

What We Do

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Your ticket to The City of Destiny

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Puget Sounds

Discover our renowned School of Music

Forbes places Puget Sound among America's top entrepreneurial colleges


Watch Jared Polonitza '18 solve a Rubik's Cube in 30 seconds


Experience Kayak Club first hand!


Justin Wagers '17

Watch Puget Sound's own slacklining champion in action on campus!

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

The view around campus

Photo by Alesha Brown '17

Puget Sound one of top 20 colleges in nation for getting tech job

Only Pacific Northwest college on list

We Are Here

200,000 Tacoma, Wash. population
35 miles south of Seattle
97 acre campus

Watch the Physics Club launch a weather balloon into near space!


Puget Sound How-to Guide: How to be a Visitor

Watch the video. Experience Campus.

Experiencing Asia: A continent as classroom

Discover our nine month PacRim program

The view around campus

Photo by Madison Bowden '17

The view around campus

Photo by Maryliah Leaverton '16

Meet VICE's Michelle Leung '11

Read about Michelle's alternative media career


Can't come for a visit? (Really?)

Take a virtual tour.

Billy Rathje ’15

Meet Puget Sound's newest Rhodes Scholar

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

Explore the Pacific Northwest with Puget Sound Outdoors

See what adventures we can share

Collins Memorial Library

500,000 books
116 hours open on average week
24/7 access to virtual assistance

Greek Life at Puget Sound...

It's just life! See it now!

The view around campus

Photo by Juniper Branscomb '17

See what's happening on campus

Events Calendar

Campus Life

23 NCAA Division III teams
100+ student-run organizations
$500,000 annual budget for student government

Puget Sound in under two minutes

Don't wait, watch this now!


Nicolas Cary '07 speaks at TEDx

Watch as Nic talks bitcoin and the future of money

The view around campus

Photo by Alesha Brown '17

We Are Here

Learn about Puget Sound's unique location

Academics by the Numbers

4 year core curriculum
50 traditional and interdisciplinary programs
1,200 courses offered annually