Academic Life

At the UW, discovery—of new knowledge, of self, of others—energizes your education. We choose process over product, strengthening independence and confidence. No limits.

Majors

What's great about a big U? Choice, opportunity, freedom to explore. The UW offers 165 different majors in 79 departments. Start with an area of study that interests you, and see where it takes you. More

Transitions

We empower entering students to become engaged and confident learners by facilitating supportive communities and creating educational experiences. More

Honors Program

An interdisciplinary program, we're ranked Best in the West among public honors programs. Students may apply to the program as new freshmen, at the end of their first year, or once they've selected a major. More

Research

UW students bring the undergraduate research experience alive. More

Experiential Learning

Expanding and enriching learning through engagement in research, service learning, volunteering, and leadership. More

Tools for Success

Your Academic Success Plan: These tips will help you survive and thrive at the University of Washington, one of the world's premier universities. More

Going Global

Explore the World. Discover Yourself. More