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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.


Welcome class of 2024


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

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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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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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Federal Way, WA
As a proud daughter of Afghan immigrants, honoring my Hazara cultural heritage and my parents’ resilience and resistance to oppression guides my commitment to social justice. My goal is to ...

B.A.: Public Health - Global Health; American Ethnic Studies

Kuwait City
As an international student I have been beyond grateful for the opportunities at UW that have made my experience here rewarding. The support had elevated my anticipated career in elevating the mental ...

B.S.: Psychology

Spokane, WA
Though I originally imagined my university experience to take me somewhere far away from home, the UW Jackson School of International Studies became my portal to understanding systems of the whole ...

B.A.: International Studies; B.A.: Germanics

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