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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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100+ student clubs

Check out the current list of student clubs active on campus. (Oh, you can also start your own!)

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Collins Memorial Library

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

We Are Here

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

The view around campus

Photo by Juniper Branscomb '17

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George Matelich '78

Managing Director, Kelso & Company

Alumni Stories

Academics by the Numbers

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

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

Explore the Pacific Northwest with Puget Sound Outdoors

See what adventures we can share

The view around campus

Photo by Alesha Brown '17

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Explore Life After Puget Sound

Hear what students say about post-college options

Campus Life

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

The view around campus

Photo by Emi Menk '14

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The Lillis Scholarship at Puget Sound

Watch as these scholars reach for the heights of personal achievement

We Are Here

Learn about Puget Sound's unique location

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Experience Kayak Club first hand!

See what's happening on campus

Events Calendar

Your ticket to The City of Destiny

Flip through the essential guide to Puget Sound

The view around campus

Photo by Quinelle Bethelmie '17 from Orientation 2013

The view around campus

Photo by Madison Bowden '17

Loggers Give Abroad

Puget Sound among top Peace Corps volunteer-producing small colleges in the nation

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Justin Wagers '17

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

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

Watch the video. Experience Campus.

The view around campus

Photo by Malia Ford '15

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Experiencing Asia: A continent as classroom

Hear about our PacRim program

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

Take a virtual tour.

For People Who Like Numbers

2,600 students from 44 states, 16 countries
76% from outside Washington
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
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Puget Sound in under two minutes

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A 'typical' semester at Puget Sound

See photos from our Flickr feed.

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