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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 GPA and a set of test scores. We want to know more.

Transfer application deadline February 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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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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Farmington, CT, and Harrington, WA
In my lifetime, the global community must address pressing challenges that span the social, environmental, and political. I hope to work toward transforming institutions to better suit the world, as ...

Abigayil
B.A., Economics, B.A., Comparative History of Ideas

Bellevue, WA
I have had a very unexpected Husky Experience. While I was here at the University of Washington, I planned to study environmental studies and dance. But, through many volunteer opportunities and ...

Saulyman
B.A., Environmental Studies, B.A., Dance

Santa Cruz, CA
Looking back, I would have never known in my years as an undergraduate I would transition from using condoms for dental experiments and interpreting for the dental community to applying for graduate ...

Daisy
B.S., Materials Science & Engineering

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