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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.

Freshman application now open

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

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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 Husky experience has emphasized the roles that inequity and disparity play in society, but has also sparked my passion to demolish them. As a first-generation college student, daughter of ...

Debora
B.S.: Biology (Physiology)

Hunan, China
As a first-generation and international student, I’ve immersed myself in the academic experience at the Foster School of Business and actively pursued a range of interests: getting involved in ...

Snow (Hongyuan)
B.A. Business Administration; Marketing; Certificate of International Studies in Business (U.S.)

New Delhi, India
I lead at UW with a discovery mindset by asking difficult questions and creating new opportunities that didn’t exist before me. I have explored different sides of consulting by mentoring ...

Shubhangi
B.A.: Business Administration (Information Systems)

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