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What’s my application type?

Freshman, transfer or postbac — what’s the difference? What about Running Start? Let us help.

Freshman Running Start Transfer Postbac Veteran

Admissions Statistics

48%
freshman admit rate

61.3%
WA community college transfer admit rate

Important dates & deadlines

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Autumn Application opens Autumn Application deadline Autumn Notification period
Freshman
(including Running Start and veterans)
September 1 November 15 March 1–15
Transfer
(including veterans)
December 15 February 15 May–July
Postbac December 15 February 15 June + July

Admission to majors

Your admission to a major at the UW depends on the major you’re interested in and on your application type.

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