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We want to learn about you.

The UW values the diversity of experience, culture and talent of our students. You aren’t just a GPA and a set of test scores. We want to know more.

Freshman application now open

Deadline: November 15

Rankings

#4
U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020
#5
World’s Most Innovative University
Reuters, 2018
#1
Public Universities
that Pay Off the Most
CNBC, 2019

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Academics

At the UW, we see things differently. That goes for majors, too. What ignites your love for learning?

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Costs & financial aid

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to attend the UW. Finances should not be a barrier to getting a world-class education.

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Student Life

Your Husky Experience doesn’t end when you leave the classroom. The time you spend outside of class can be just as transformative.

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Marquis, 2019

Marquis, 2019
Communication and Creative Writing

Federal Way, WA

My time at the UW has been channeled into marginalized identity exploration through organizational work and writing projects, through groups like the Brotherhood Initiative, Delta Lambda Phi: Washington’s only queer-centered fraternity, and Queer People of Color Alliance.

Ashley, 2019

Ashley, 2019
Disability Studies

Shoreline, WA

The UW Disability Studies program enabled a translation of my classroom experience to efforts addressing access barriers for disabled people.

Maria Fe Andrea “Eya”, 2019

Maria Fe Andrea “Eya”, 2019
Early Childhood & Family Studies

Saipan, CNMI & Bulacan, Philippines

I come from a mixed status immigrant family and was the first to step foot in this country. UW helped me reflect on my own educational journey and articulate my own narrative.

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