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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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See the counselor travel map

We have a map of where Puget Sound admission counselors will be traveling this fall. Click on your region of the country to see where we'll be.

We're Test Optional

There's more to being a Logger than taking standardized tests. That's why applicants can choose to write two essays instead of submitting ACT/SAT scores.

You can visit campus virtually

The next best thing to visiting our beautiful campus is taking our virtual tour! Experience our unique location in the Pacific Northwest from the comfort of your computer. 

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All Students Numbers Stories Events Campus Videos

Listen to our podcast on SoundCloud!

Interviews with professors, students, and alumni

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Dare to Pursue Your Dreams

Watch the video. Experience Campus.

Your ticket to The City of Destiny

Flip through the essential guide to Puget Sound

Forbes places Puget Sound among America's top entrepreneurial colleges

Explore the Pacific Northwest with Puget Sound Outdoors

See what adventures we can share

See what's happening on campus

Events Calendar

Experiencing Asia: A continent as classroom

Discover our nine month PacRim program

We Are Here

200,000 Tacoma, Wash. population
35 miles south of Seattle
97 acre campus
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Can't come for a visit? (Really?)

Take a virtual tour.

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Puget Sound in Under Two Minutes

Don't wait, watch this now!

Discover Puget Sound Outdoors

Dig an ice cave to sleep in, hike, climb, camp, and much more with Puget Sound Outdoors

Collins Memorial Library

500,000 books
116 hours open on average week
24/7 access to virtual assistance
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The Puget Sound How To Guide

The How to Make a Decision Episode

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Experience Kayak Club first hand!

Campus Life

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

Puget Sound No. 1 in Peace Corps volunteers among small colleges

18 Loggers now volunteering abroad in 15 countries

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

Academics by the Numbers

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

Want to read about every day life on campus from current students?

Check out the "What We Do" Logger bloggers

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

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Puget Sounds

Discover our renowned School of Music

We Are Here

Learn about Puget Sound's unique location