A Puget Sound education is an invitation to explore ideas, relationships, your interests, and the world around you. It begins with your exploration of the paths you might take over the next four years. In your search for the right fit, we invite you to take a virtual tour of the campus, skim the quick facts, and hear what our students say about Puget Sound.
50 things to love about Puget Sound
- We have less annual precipitation than New York, Boston, Houston, St. Louis, or Washington, D.C.
- Mount Rainier, visible from campus, is just a two-hour drive east.
- Nearby Point Defiance is one of the largest urban parks in the United States.
- Puget Sound offers more than 50 majors, minors, and programs.
- Puget Sound has innovative interdisciplinary programs, such as international political economy.
Student Team Videos: Welcome Class of 2017
Pacific Rim/Asia Study-Travel Program
Last year's PacRim students posted this video to their blog to document the first semester of their yearlong journey.
Sound Ideas: Scholarly & Creative Works
Every year, Puget Sound students, faculty,and staff write articles, present research, produce creative works, and more. Visit Sound Ideas to see recent research and other scholarly and creative endeavors. You can also check out YouTube to see recent poster presentations.
Associated Students of University of Puget Sound (ASUPS)
KUPS 90.1 FM Tacoma "The Sound"
Puget Sound's radio station (KUPS 90.1 FM Tacoma "The Sound") is 100% student-run and broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, serving the greater Tacoma area with programming in a variety of genres.
Study Abroad Photos
Over 40% of Puget Sound students study abroad. Each year the International Programs office sponsors a study abroad photo contest. Check out recent winners from Chile, South Africa, France, Australia,Tanzania, Namibia, Austria, and more!
Left: Tedra Hamel '12 won in the Artistic category with this photo from India.
Garden Level a cappella
Garden Level is Puget Sound's all-male a cappella group. They perform on campus and around the region. The group is currently working on recording their first album. Check out their website to meet the guys and listen to their performances.