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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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Get to know our Alumni

Meet some of the alumni behind our interview program. Learn about their Puget Sound experiences and don't hesitate to reach out if you want to know more.

Community shaped by students

Puget Sound's student government offers endless ways to get involved, whether it's running for senate, joining one of 100 student clubs, or even starting your own!

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Students Talk

Joe Cerne '14

The view around campus

Photo by Alesha Brown '17


Experience Kayak Club first hand!

Collins Memorial Library

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

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

Watch the video. Experience Campus.

The view around campus

Photo by Malia Ford '15

The view around campus

Photo by Quinelle Bethelmie '17 from Orientation 2013

The view around campus

Photo by Madison Bowden '17

Explore the Pacific Northwest with Puget Sound Outdoors

See what adventures we can share


Puget Sound in under two minutes

Don't wait, watch this now!


Jasper Tollefson '10

A musician giving back

Alumni Stories

The view around campus

Photo by Emi Menk '14

A 'typical' semester at Puget Sound

See photos from our Flickr feed.


Explore Life After Puget Sound

Hear what students say about post-college options


Experiencing Asia: A continent as classroom

Hear about our PacRim program

The view around campus

Photo by Juniper Branscomb '17

Your ticket to The City of Destiny

Flip through the essential guide to Puget Sound

Campus Life

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

The view around campus

Photo by Ross Mulhausen, Campus Photographer

We Are Here

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

Academics by the Numbers

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

Loggers Give Abroad

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


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

Take a virtual tour.

We Are Here

Learn about Puget Sound's unique location

See what's happening on campus

Events Calendar

For People Who Like Numbers

2,600 students from 44 states, 16 countries
76% from outside Washington
12 to 1 student faculty ratio

The view around campus

Photo by Quinelle Bethelmie ’17


Justin Wagers '17

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


The Lillis Scholarship at Puget Sound

Watch as these scholars reach for the heights of personal achievement