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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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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.

Southwest Semester

From alpine headwaters to copper mining ghost towns, the new Southwest Semester takes 13 students on a tour of the geology, people, and environmental politics of America’s Southwest.

Explore Puget Sound

All Students Numbers Stories Events Campus Videos

Meet VICE's Michelle Leung '11

Read about Michelle's alternative media career


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

Forbes places Puget Sound among America's top entrepreneurial colleges


Greek Life at Puget Sound...

It's just life! See it now!

We Are Here

Learn about Puget Sound's unique location

Your ticket to The City of Destiny

Flip through the essential guide to Puget Sound

Experiencing Asia: A continent as classroom

Discover our nine month PacRim program

The view around campus

Photo by Maryliah Leaverton '16

The view around campus

Photo by Juniper Branscomb '17

We Are Here

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

Collins Memorial Library

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

Puget Sound in under two minutes

Don't wait, watch this now!


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

Coming Fall 2016

See plans for the new Athletics and Aquatics Center

See what's happening on campus

Events Calendar

The view around campus

Photo by Madison Bowden '17

Academics by the Numbers

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

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

Watch the video. Experience Campus.


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

Take a virtual tour.

Campus Life

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

Eat Puget Sound. (Watch now!)

The view around campus

Photo by Alesha Brown '17

Elena Becker '17 in Borneo

See her blog on "cultural authenticity at tourist sites"

The view around campus

Photo by Alesha Brown '17


Justin Wagers '17

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

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

Puget Sounds

Discover our renowned School of Music

Billy Rathje ’15

Meet Puget Sound's newest Rhodes Scholar


Experience Kayak Club first hand!

Explore the Pacific Northwest with Puget Sound Outdoors

See what adventures we can share