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This is the University of Washington, and our home is a stunning campus in the heart of an energetic and forward-thinking city. Our students are dreamers and doers, and together we aim to be the greatest public university in the world — as measured by our impact. Join us to unleash potential, create beauty and spark action.
Because what you care about can change the world.

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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.



Among U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education, 2021
Most Innovative University in the World
Reuters, 2019
Public U.S. University that "Pays Off the Most"
CNBC Make it, 2020


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

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Freshman viewbook

Click to kick off your Husky Experience! Explore highlights of UW, Seattle and the Pacific Northwest with this guide.

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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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Mukilteo, WA
The interdisciplinary foundations offered by the iSchool and School of Public Health, combined with my intersectional identity and my values of DEI have prepared me to pursue a career to promote ...

B.S. Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction); B.S. Public Health-Global Health

Seattle, WA
Through UW, I have been granted valuable experiences where I worked towards achieving equity in my community and strived for growth as an advocate. As a Southeast Asian woman in STEM, I ultimately ...

B.A. Environmental Studies; B.A. Geography: Data Science

Seattle, WA
My time at UW has provided me with ample opportunity to explore different facets of healthcare and its intersection with research, business, public policy, global health and community engagement. I ...

B.S. Microbiology

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As a university that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we know that all student experiences…contribute to the vibrancy and excellence of our campus community

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