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We want to learn about you.

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.

Freshman application now open

Deadline: November 15


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Times Higher Education, 2021
Most Innovative University in the World
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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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Seattle, WA
My Husky experience has emphasized the roles that inequity and disparity play in society, but has also sparked my passion to demolish them. As a first-generation college student, daughter of ...

B.S.: Biology (Physiology)

Hunan, China
As a first-generation and international student, I’ve immersed myself in the academic experience at the Foster School of Business and actively pursued a range of interests: getting involved in ...

Snow (Hongyuan)
B.A. Business Administration; Marketing; Certificate of International Studies in Business (U.S.)

New Delhi, India
I lead at UW with a discovery mindset by asking difficult questions and creating new opportunities that didn’t exist before me. I have explored different sides of consulting by mentoring ...

B.A.: Business Administration (Information Systems)

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