Office of Admissions

Application Instructions – Self Reported Coursework

Reporting Running Start / Dual Enrollment Credit

Self-Reporting International Baccalaureate curriculum

Self-Reporting British-style Exams and Curriculum

Self-Reporting Chinese National Curriculum

Self-Reporting Indian National Curriculum

General Instructions for First Year International Applicants

Reporting Running Start / Dual Enrollment Credit

As long as you have not taken any college-level courses after graduating from high school, Running Start students and students with other dual enrollment credits should apply to the University of Washington with the freshman admission application. Running Start or other dual enrollment classes should be entered in the high school coursework section (9th – 11th Grade Coursework and/or 12th Grade Coursework, as applicable) AND the College Coursework sections of the Coalition Profile.

NOTE:

  • CHANGES TO YOUR SENIOR YEAR SCHEDULE If you anticipate your senior year schedule might change or you haven’t met with an adviser to make your plans, please let us know in the “additional space” section of the application.
  • TRANSCRIPTS Transcripts are not required for admission consideration, and we ask that you do not send them unless requested. However, having an unofficial copy in hand may help you complete the application

STEP 1: HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK

Once you have completed the High School Information section of the Coalition Profile, you will be able to start entering high school coursework.

For any class you took in high school, select the generic course name that best fits your course, then enter the course name as it appears on your transcript. For Running Start or other dual credit courses, be sure to select the course “Type” as “University Program.”

Enter in the course name that best fits your course and as it appears on your transcript.

Create a tag under “Other course information” to indicate that this is a Running Start or dual enrollment course.

Create a tag.

STEP 2: COLLEGE COURSEWORK

After you have finished entering all of your high school coursework, you will also need to enter your Running Start or other dual enrollment courses in the College Coursework section of the Coalition Profile. However, before you can do that, you’ll need to enter your college information. At the beginning of that section, you will be prompted to indicate the number of college credits you have taken.

Indicate any college credits.

Please enter “0” for the number of college credits you have taken to date, “post” or after high school graduation, since you have not yet graduated from high school.

You will be asked a series of questions for each Running Start or other dual enrollment course you enter. Be sure to indicate “Dual Credit” as the course type, and choose the high school you were attending when you took the Running Start or other dual enrollment course. Enter the course details according to what appears on your transcript.

Add any information for e very dual enrollment course entered.

Enter course details

Self Reporting International Baccalaureate Curriculum

Applicants studying International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum will self-report their yearly coursework for grade 9 -12. Include grades/marks for only the years already completed. Do not include predicted grades for courses you are currently studying for 2017-18. If you have graduated high school, you will self-report your coursework for grades 10-12.

NOTE:

  • REPORTING COURSEWORK Self-report your yearly coursework information for each academic year. If you have graduated, self-report yearly coursework for grades 10-12.
  • UNOFFICIAL DOCUMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED You do not need to submit copies of your transcripts if you are attending a school that follows an IB curriculum.

STEP 1: HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK

Once you have completed the High School Information section of the Coalition Profile, you will be able to start entering your high school coursework.

Report your coursework and grades listed on your high school transcript by selecting the appropriate year.

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Select Numbers for Grading Scale.

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For any course you completed on your high school transcript, select the generic course name that best fits your course.

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If your course name is different from the Generic course name, enter the course name as it appears on your high school transcript.

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Report your final grades exactly how they listed on your high school transcript. Do not convert your original grades.

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Review the self-reported information that you have provided.

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Self Reporting British-Style Exams and Curriculum

Applicants studying a British style curriculum, for example, GCSE, IGCSE, SPM, Singapore-Cambridge (O-level), should self-report their secondary exam certificate grades as well as self-report any additional coursework completed or projected after these exams.

NOTE:

  • REPORTING COURSEWORK NON-TRADITIONAL PATHWAY If did not study under the traditional British style curriculum pathway, you will also need to self-report all your high school coursework, in addition to your exam grades. For example, if you studied a standard national curriculum for grade 9, transferred to a British style curriculum for grade 10 and completed exams, and then transitioned to A-levels. You will need to self-report your 9th grade courses, your 10th grade exam grades, and you’re A-level grades.
  • REPORTING COURSEWORK If you studied traditional British style curriculum, self-report your exam grades the year you sat for your exam(s). For example, if you studied British style curriculum for grades 9 – 11 and sat for exams at the end of 11th grade, you will list your exam scores only for 11th grade. Do not self-report your yearly coursework information. If you completed these exams then enrolled in an A-level program, in addition to your British style exam grades, list your A-level coursework information.
  • UNOFFICIAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED Scanned unofficial copies of your exam certificate and/or high school transcripts are required to complete your application.

STEP 1: HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK

Once you have completed the High School Information section of the Coalition Profile, you will be able to start entering your high school coursework.

Report your coursework and grades listed on your exam certificate(s) and/or high school transcript(s) by selecting the appropriate year.

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If your curriculum has a unique grading scale, select Other to provide the native grading scale.

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For any course you completed on your exam certificate(s) and/or any additional coursework completed or projected after these exams, select the generic course name that best fits your course.

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Then, enter the course name as it appears on your international document.

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Report your final grades exactly how they listed on your international document. Do not convert your original grades.

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Review the self-reported information that you have provided.

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STEP 2: UPLOAD

After you have finished entering all of your high school coursework, you will need to upload your high school documents in the Upload section of the UW application.

Self Reporting Chinese National Curriculum

Applicants studying Chinese national compulsory curriculum will self-report their yearly coursework for grade 9 -12. If you have graduated high school, you will self-report your coursework for grades 10-12.

NOTE: 

  • REPORTING COURSEWORK Self-report your yearly coursework information for each academic year. If you have graduated, self-report yearly coursework for grades 10-12.
  • UNOFFICIAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED Scanned unofficial copies of your high school transcripts are required.

STEP 1: HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK

Once you have completed the High School Information section of the Coalition Profile, you will be able to start entering your high school coursework.

Report your coursework and grades listed on your high school transcript by selecting the appropriate year.

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Select Numbers for Grading Scale.

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For any course you completed on your high school transcript, select the generic course name that best fits your course.

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If your course name is different from the Generic course name, enter the course name as it appears on your high school transcript.

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Report your final grades exactly how they listed on your high school transcript. Do not convert your original grades.

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Review the self-reported information that you have provided.

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STEP 2: UPLOAD

After you have finished entering all of your high school coursework, you will need to upload your high school documents in the Upload section of the UW application.

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Self Reporting Indian National Curriculum

Applicants studying national compulsory curriculum in India will self-report their 10th year exam certificate and their grade 11 transcript information. If you have graduated, you will self-report your 10th year and 12th year exam certificate grades.

NOTE: 

  • REPORTING COURSEWORK Self-report your 10th year exam certificate and grade 11 coursework. If you completed CBSE exams, list your overall grades for Class IX (9th Grade), Class X (10th Grade) and high school coursework for 11th grade. If you completed CISCE exams, lists your final exam grades for 10th Grade and high school coursework for 11th grade. If you have graduated, self-report your 10th year and 12th year exam coursework and grades.
  • UNOFFICIAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED Scanned unofficial copies of your 10th year exam certificate and grade 11 transcripts are required to complete your application. If you have graduated, we will require scanned unofficial copies of your 10th year and 12th year exam certificates to complete your application.

STEP 1: HIGH SCHOOL COURSEWORK

Once you have completed the High School Information section of the Coalition Profile, you will be able to start entering your high school coursework.

Report your coursework and grades listed on your exam certificate and high school transcript by selecting the appropriate year.

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If your curriculum has a unique grading scale, select Other and provide the native grading scale.

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For any course you completed on your exam certificate or high school transcript, select the generic course name that best fits your course.

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Then enter the course name as it appears on your exam certificate or high school transcript.

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Report your final grades exactly how they listed on your exam certificate or high school transcript. Do not convert your original grades.         Screenshot of Form

STEP 2: UPLOAD

After you have finished entering all of your high school coursework, you will need to upload your high school documents in the Upload section of the UW application.

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General Instructions for First Year International Applicants

You are an international student if you need an F-1 student visa or have another type of temporary, non-immigrant visa to study in the U.S. Still unsure about your status as an international student? Please take our International Applicant Helper Test to find out your status.

Step 1: Complete Your Coalition Profile.

You must complete your Coalition Profile before you are able to start your UW application.

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Step 2: UW Application

Select “An International First Year Student” to start the UW international application.

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When you start your application, you will only be able to complete one section at a time.

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NOTE:  UW essay questions are listed under the Application Questions section.

If you have attended a school outside of the U.S. that follows a national compulsory curriculum, you are required to upload an unofficial scanned copy of the transcript(s) for grade levels 9 and higher to your UW application.

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NOTE: If applicable, submit your Academic Transcripts in the Upload section of the UW Application.  Transcripts stored in the Coalition Locker must be attached to your UW application.

Once all the sections are complete, they are noted as “Complete” and buttons will be outlined in blue.

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Step 3: Submit!

Submit your application and you’re done!

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