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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.


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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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Edmonds, WA
I have been a farmer at the UW farm for two years and the co-president of its affiliated club, The Dirty Dozen. I believe in the power of food to heal people. It is an underrated solution to fix a ...

B.A., Environmental Studies

Grapeview, WA
Hau mitakuyepi. Peji Hota Wakhan emakiyapi ye. My English name is Christian Nault. I am a Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota and Tlingit student who double-majored in American Indian Studies and Linguistics. I ...

Peji Hota
B.A., Linguistics, B.A., American Indian Studies

Taiyuan, China
Through my Husky Experience, I have learned the importance of understanding myself and defining my own goals. It was my positivity that encouraged me to make an impact by serving underrepresented ...

Justin Tinghao
B.S. in Economics

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