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Tuition & Fees

$11,839

$35,865

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
38%
500-599
36%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
30%
600-699
42%
500-599
22%
400-499
5%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
36%
500-599
37%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
38%
24-29
48%
18-23
12%
12-17
2%
30-36
42%
24-29
38%
18-23
17%
12-17
3%
30-36
39%
24-29
49%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,646
Declined + 17,194
Total Received 36,840
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Public

31,063

undergraduate students

14,345

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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  2. Biology
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Codes

SAT 4854
ACT 4484

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School Facts

The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Architecture and Urban Planning, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Forest Resources, and the Schools of Business Administration, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Community Medicine, and Social Work. Its 703-acre campus is located in a residential section of Seattle.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 45,408
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Seattle, WA

703-acre, suburban campus in Seattle (population: 652,405); branch campuses in Bothell and Tacoma. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to medical centers. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Washington, Seattle
1410 Northeast Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
34 fraternities 16% of male students
 
19 sororities 15% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
38%
500-599
36%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
30%
600-699
42%
500-599
22%
400-499
5%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
36%
500-599
37%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
38%
24-29
48%
18-23
12%
12-17
2%
30-36
42%
24-29
38%
18-23
17%
12-17
3%
30-36
39%
24-29
49%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,646
Declined + 17,194
Total Received 36,840

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Paul Seegert
Director of Admissions
P: 206 543-9686
F: 206 685-3655

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $35,000,000
State $54,400,000
Institutional $74,000,000
Other external $4,310,000
Total $167,710,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $19,000,000
Other external $4,900,000
Total $23,900,000

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Pacific-12 Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Husky
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Practice
Aeronautics/Astronautics
Aerospace Engineering
American Ethnic Studies
American Indian Studies
American Music
Anthropology
Applied Bioengineering
Applied Computational Mathematical Sciences
Applied Mathematics
Applied Music
Aquatic/Fisheries Science
Aquatic/Fishery Sciences
Aquatic/Fishery Sciences
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art History
Asian Languages/Literature
Asian Languages/Literatures
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Astronomy/Astrobiology
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioethics/Humanities
Biological Structure
Biology
Biology Teaching
Biology/Astrobiology
Biomedical Regulatory Affairs
Biomedical/Health Informatics
Bioresource Science/Engineering
Biostatistics
Built Environment
Business Administration
Canadian Studies
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
China Studies
Chinese
Cinema Studies
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
Communications
Community/Environmental Planning
Comparative History of Ideas
Comparative Literature
Comparative Medicine
Comparative Religion
Computational Finance/Risk Management
Computational Linguistics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Conservation of Wildland Resources
Construction Management
Core Speech Language Pathology
Dance
Danish
Data Science
Dental Hygiene
Dental Science
Dentistry
Design
Digital Arts/Experimental Media
Digital Media
Drama
Early Childhood/Family Studies
Earth/Space Science
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Endodontics
Engineering
English
Environmental Health
Environmental Horticulture/Urban Forestry
Environmental Science/Terrestrial Resource Management
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Forest Sciences
Environmental/Forest Services
Environmental/Occupational Health
Epidemiology
Ethnomusicology
European Studies
Finnish Studies
Forest Engineering
Forest Management
Forest Resources
French Studies
French/Italian Studies
Gender/Women/Sexuality Studies
General Studies
Genetic Epidemiology
Genetics
Genome Sciences
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geophysics
Germanics
Global Health
Greek
Health Administration
Health Informatics/Health Information Management
Health Services
Health Services Administration
Hispanic Studies
History
History/Philosophy of Science
Human Centered Design/Engineering
Human Computer Interaction/Design
Humanities
Immunology
Individualized Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Informatics
Information Management
Information Science
Infrastructure Planning/Management
Integrated Sciences
Intercollegiate Athletics Leadership
Interdisciplinary Engineering
Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
International Studies
Italian Studies
Japan Studies
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Jurisprudence
Korea Studies
Korean
Lab Medicine
Landscape Architecture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Law
Law/Societies/Justice
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Marine Affairs
Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Chemistry
Medical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Speech Language Pathology
Medical Technology
Medicinal Chemistry
Medicine
Medicine Concurrent Degree Program
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular Biotechnology
Molecular Engineering
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Museology
Music
Near Eastern Languages/Civilizations
Near/Middle Eastern Studies
Neurobiology
Neurobiology/Behavior
Neuroscience
Norwegian
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nursing/Health Administration
Nursing/Health Services
Nutritional Science
Occupational/Environmental Medicine
Oceanography
Oral Biology
Oral Medicine
Orthodontics
Painting
Paramedicine
Pathobiology
Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Pharmaceutical Bioengineering
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Policy Practice
Political Science
Prosthetics/Orthotics
Prosthodontics
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Health Genetics
Public Policy/Management
Quantitative Ecology/Resource Management
Real Estate
Rehabilitation Medicine
Rehabilitation Science
Romance Languages/Literature
Romance Languages/Literatures
Russian Language/Literature/Culture
Scandinavian Studies
Science for Teachers
Slavic Languages/Literature
Social Sciences
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
South Asian Studies
Southeast Asian Studies
Spanish/Portuguese Studies
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Statistics
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Transportation
Swedish
Technical Communications
Technology Management
Urban Design/Planning
Wildlife Sciences
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

68%

31,063
students

Female
52%
16,248

Male
48%
14,815

Graduate

32%

14,345
students

Female
53%
7,534

Male
47%
6,811

undergraduateFull-time

91%

28,377
students

Female
53%
14,917

Male
47%
13,460

undergraduatePart-time

9%

2,686
students

Female
50%
1,331

Male
50%
1,355

Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Winter: September 1

Spring: December 15

Summer: February 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

135

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 88
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
Indonesia
South Korea
Taiwan
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kim Lovaas
Associate Director
206 543-9686
intladm@uw.edu

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