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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


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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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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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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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Cupertino, CA
My Husky Experience has been characterized by the transformation of a naïve freshman interested in computer science into a resilient engineer, leader, and advocate. Through my experiences in leading ...

B.S., Computer Science

Vancouver, WA
I’ve been lucky enough to take advantage of so much that the University of Washington has offered over the past four years. As a Husky, I have been a part of the Scholars Pursuing Academic and ...

B.S., Bioengineering

Chelan, WA
My personal experiences have pushed me to pursue a career that I enjoy while also becoming self-reliant. I plan on using my Husky Experience and accomplishments as an undergraduate at UW to continue ...

B.A., International Studies, B.A., Law, Societies, & Justice

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