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

Freshman application now open

Deadline: November 15


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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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Yerevan, Armenia
I have always been a justice-seeker and a protector. At UW, I learned that I could achieve anything and overcome any challenges. The privilege of being at the UW makes me feel responsible, and I will ...


Tacoma, WA
During my time at the University of Washington, I have pursued a holistic educational experience through a diverse curriculum and extra-curricular activities. I have sought out opportunities to ...

Community, Environment and Planning; Political Science

Gurgaon, India
My Husky Experience has enabled me to break the glass ceiling instead of fitting into a glass slipper. Over the years, my experiences with being a leader in the UW Society of Women Engineers (SWE), ...

Informatics (Data Science)

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