University of Washington, Seattle

Seattle, WA

University of Washington, Seattle

Seattle, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,745

$39,114

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
590
75th
753
25th
610
75th
35
25th
26
75th
32
25th
26
75th
33
25th
27
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,456
Declined 19,322
Total Received 43,778
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Public

39,514

undergraduate students

17,040

graduate students

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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 634-acre campus is located in a residential section of Seattle.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 56,554
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

634-acre, suburban campus in Seattle (population: 747,300); branch campuses in Bothell and Tacoma. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to medical centers. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
590
75th
753
25th
610
75th
35
25th
26
75th
32
25th
26
75th
33
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,456
Declined 19,322
Total Received 43,778

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

48%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$14,519

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,629
Room & board $13,887
Additional fees $1,116
Books & supplies $900
Total $26,532
Average Financial Aid - $14,519
Total with Avg. Aid $12,013
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P: 206 543-6101
osfa@uw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, archery, badminton, baseball, brazilian jiu jitsu,boxing,climbing team, cycling, equestrian, ice hockey, judo, karate, kayak, keno, kung fu/tai chi, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, running, sailing, skiing, soccer, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathalon, volleyball, water polo,wrestling, wushu

Club Sports - Women's

archery, aikido, badminton, boxing, brazilian jiu jitsu, climbing team, cycling, equestrian, judo, karate, kayaking, kendo, kung fu/tai chi, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, running, sailing, skiing, soccer, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, wushu

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, flag football, futsal, innertube basketball, kickball, soccer, softball, tennis, trench dodgeball, volleyball, wiffleball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Advanced General Dentistry.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Animal Physiology.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textile Manufacture.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Mathematics, Other.
Archeology.
Architectural History and Criticism, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture and Related Services, Other.
Architecture.
Area Studies, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Artificial Intelligence.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Auditing.
Behavioral Neuroscience.
Behavioral Sciences.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biometry/Biometrics.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Brass Instruments.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Canadian Studies.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemical Technology/Technician.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Chinese Studies.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Civil Engineering, Other.
Clinical Child Psychology.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Clinical Psychology.
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Comparative Law.
Comparative Literature.
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Computational Mathematics.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Conducting.
Construction Management, General.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Creative Writing.
Cultural Anthropology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Danish Language and Literature.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
East Asian Studies.
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Endodontics/Endodontology.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Epidemiology.
Ethics.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
European Studies/Civilization.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management.
Food Science.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Forest Engineering.
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management.
Forest Sciences and Biology.
Forestry, Other.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
French Studies.
General Studies.
Genetics, General.
Genetics, Other.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography Teacher Education.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
German Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health Law.
Health Services Administration.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
History Teacher Education.
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology.
History, General.
History, Other.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Human Biology.
Human Computer Interaction.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Immunology.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Product Design.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Interior Architecture.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Economics.
International Law and Legal Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Islamic Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Italian Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Japanese Studies.
Jewelry Arts.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Keyboard Instruments.
Korean Language and Literature.
Korean Studies.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Latin Teacher Education.
Law.
Learning Sciences.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library Science, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
Mathematical Statistics and Probability.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Medicine.
Metallurgical Engineering.
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other.
Microbiology, General.
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
Nanotechnology.
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other.
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other.
Natural Sciences.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Neuroscience.
Norwegian Language and Literature.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Operations Research.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Orthodontics/Orthodontology.
Orthotist/Prosthetist.
Painting.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics.
Percussion Instruments.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physical and Biological Anthropology.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Physiology, General.
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Communication.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology.
Psychology Teacher Education.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Radio and Television.
Real Estate Development.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Russian Language and Literature.
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies.
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Scandinavian Studies.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Sculpture.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Soil Sciences, Other.
South Asian Studies.
Southeast Asian Studies.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Statistics, General.
Stringed Instruments.
Structural Biology.
Sustainability Studies.
Swedish Language and Literature.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Taxation.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism.
Transportation and Highway Engineering.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Uralic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Urban Forestry.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
Voice and Opera.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology/Technician.
Woodwind Instruments.
Youth Services/Administration.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communications
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

56,554

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

39,514
students

Female
54%
21,388

Male
46%
18,126

30%

17,040
students

Female
55%
9,314

Male
45%
7,726

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

31,133
students

Female
55%
16,986

Male
45%
14,147

22%

8,381
students

Female
53%
4,402

Male
47%
3,979

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Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 30

Winter: October 15

Spring: February 15

Summer: rolling

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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 89
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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