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We want to learn about you.

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.

Freshman application

open September 1

Rankings

#3
U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018

#5
World’s Most Innovative University
Reuters, 2018

#10
Best Global Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2017

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Experience the UW for yourself. Only you can decide if it feels like home.

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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 & financial aid

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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Khatsini, 2018

Khatsini, 2018
Business Administration — Finance

Seattle, WA

My passion for economic empowerment through education fuels my study of finance and accounting. Since transferring to the UW, I’ve connected with students, professors and staff who inspire me to expand my perception of what’s possible.

Mitch, 2018

Mitch, 2018
Political Science and Law, Societies & Justice

Los Altos, CA

At UW, I’ve worked for the Seattle Mayor’s Office, interned for the House of Representatives and created a clothing donation service for low-income transgender youth.

Joshua, 2018

Joshua, 2018
Biology and Diversity

Federal Way, WA

My Husky Experience shaped me into a globally minded citizen [who’s] fully equipped to impact the world. As a physician-scientist, I’ll push the bounds of medicine to ameliorate health disparities as I actively inspire the next generation of health professionals to do the same.

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