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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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Issaquah, WA
During my time at the UW and involvement with the Informatics community, I have been able to discover and connect my passions for technology and education equity. My various experiences as an ...

Kate
B.S., Informatics

Sammamish, WA
From supporting children touched by parental cancer with Camp Kesem, to aiding elderly populations and conducting retinal disease research, my time as a Husky has centered on creating opportunities ...

Thomas
B.S., Biochemistry

Florence, SC
As a former Green Beret, my goal was to help free the oppressed and push myself to the limit. As a future Architect, my goals are designing sustainable architecture and creating beautiful and useful ...

David
B.A., Architectural Studies

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