How to apply

Learn about the statement of purpose and other essential policies affecting postbaccalaureate admission.

  1. Enrollment options
  2. Select a major
  3. Application fee
  4. Statement of purpose
  5. Send transcripts
  6. Nursing applicants
  7. Apply now

1. Enrollment options

A student who is inadmissible as a postbaccalaureate may still take advantage of many educational opportunities available at the UW for nonmatriculated enrollment.

Learn more about enrollment options

2. Select a major

Postbaccalaureate applicants must select a major or academic goal on the application. Are you ready to do that?

Learn more about majors

3. Application Fee

U.S. students

The application fee is nonrefundable, and must be submitted each time you apply. It cannot be transferred to another quarter, to another campus of the UW, or to another student.

  • Winter/Spring 2018 application fee: $70
  • Summer/Autumn 2018 application fee: $80

International students

The application fee is nonrefundable, and must be submitted each time you apply. It cannot be transferred to another quarter, to another campus of the UW, or to another student.

  • Winter/Spring: International freshman applicants not accepted
  • Summer/Autumn 2018 application fee: $90

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE APPLICATION FEE

4. Statement of purpose

The Statement of purpose is the most important part of the application for postbaccalaureate admission.

Learn more about the statement of purpose

5. Send transcripts

Official transcripts are required from every college attended.

Learn more about transcripts

6. Nursing applicants

If you wish to be considered for ABSN program (which begins summer quarter) and the BSN program (which begins autumn quarter), you must submit two separate UW application forms, one for each program. Therefore, you must submit a UW application for summer quarter (ABSN) and a UW application for autumn quarter (BSN).

7. Apply now

The application for autumn 2017 is closed, for U.S. and international postbaccalaureate students.