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This is the University of Washington, and our home is a stunning campus in the heart of an energetic and forward-thinking city. Our students are dreamers and doers, and together 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.
Because what you care about can change the world.

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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.

Transfer application deadline February 15

Rankings

#4
Among U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education, 2021
#1
Most Innovative University in the World
Reuters, 2019
#3
Public U.S. University that "Pays Off the Most"
CNBC Make it, 2020
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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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Toronto, Canada
We live in a world that is beautiful and diverse, yet deeply unequal and unsustainable. My work and academics focus on the intersection of human connection and sustainability: I intend to devote my ...


B.A.: Community, Environment, and Planning

Bethesda, MD
In my time at UW, my studies and experiences have pointed me towards a lifelong pursuit of environmental justice. Through the process of learning (and unlearning), I’ve gained a better ...

Angie
B.A.: Environmental Studies

Spokane, WA
Though I originally imagined my university experience to take me somewhere far away from home, the UW Jackson School of International Studies became my portal to understanding systems of the whole ...

Clara
B.A.: International Studies; B.A.: Germanics

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