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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.

Transfer application deadline February 15

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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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Seattle, WA
My identities as a 1.5 generation Chinese immigrant from South Seattle provided a foundation for my Husky Experience and sparked my interest in social justice advocacy. My time at the University of ...

Qiqi
American Ethnic Studies

Seattle, WA
Tālofa. Fa’aumu Kaimana kʷə dsdaʔ. I am a proud first-generation student who grew as a healer for my Pacific Islander and Native American communities. I create welcoming spaces for Indigenous ...

Fa’aumu
Medical Anthropology and Global Health (Honors); Sociology

Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
I am committed to supporting young children and their families by conducting rigorous and equity-oriented research. I believe in the power of the first five years in children’s lives, thus wanting ...

Kaixin
Early Childhood & Family Studies

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