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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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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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Farmington, CT, and Harrington, WA
In my lifetime, the global community must address pressing challenges that span the social, environmental, and political. I hope to work toward transforming institutions to better suit the world, as ...

B.A., Economics, B.A., Comparative History of Ideas

Bellevue, WA
I have had a very unexpected Husky Experience. While I was here at the University of Washington, I planned to study environmental studies and dance. But, through many volunteer opportunities and ...

B.A., Environmental Studies, B.A., Dance

Santa Cruz, CA
Looking back, I would have never known in my years as an undergraduate I would transition from using condoms for dental experiments and interpreting for the dental community to applying for graduate ...

B.S., Materials Science & Engineering

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