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At the University of Washington, we aim to be the greatest public university in the world — as measured by our impact. Join us to unleash potential, create beauty and spark action. Together, we can create a world of good.

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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

Rankings

#4
U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020
#5
World’s Most Innovative University
Reuters, 2019
#1
Public Universities that Pay Off the Most
CNBC, 2019

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Academics

At the UW, we see things differently. That goes for majors, too. What ignites your love for learning?

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Costs

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to attend the UW. Finances should not be a barrier to getting a world-class education.

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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 ...

Anush
Geography

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 ...

Dalton
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), ...

Simran
Informatics (Data Science)

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