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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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U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020
#5
World’s Most Innovative University
Reuters, 2019
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Public Universities that Pay Off the Most
CNBC, 2019

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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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Guam, USA
My vision for the diversifying the environmental sector has inspired me to be a model spokesperson for people in my community. It has prepared me with the resilience to work intentionally and has ...

Celine
Environmental Studies

Tacoma, WA
During my time at the University of Washington, I have pursued a holistic educational experience through a diverse curriculum and extra-curricular activities. I have sought out opportunities to ...

Dalton
Community, Environment and Planning; Political Science

Bellevue, WA
As an engineer and researcher, I work to develop technologies that use novel hardware and software to expand access to healthcare. Research has transformed my Husky Experience by connecting me with ...

Parker
Computer Engineering; Bioengineering

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