In 1974, Western Washington University extended its educational programs to serve the greater Tacoma area.

Western’s longstanding Woodring College of Education fosters educational leadership in the Tacoma School District.

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Tacoma School District Professional Development Center - Directions
6501 North 23rd Street, 
Tacoma, WA  98406
(360) 650-3708


Western is a military friendly university offering special tuition rates for active duty personnel, veteran tuition waivers, credit for military training, and priority registration. Learn more about these services provided through Western’s Veteran Affairs office.

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Western Washington University is conveniently located throughout the Puget Sound and Central Salish Sea regions.

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