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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.

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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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Wenatchee, WA
I kicked off my Husky journey in the Honors program, leading me to value experiential learning and interdisciplinary study early on in college. Here, I’ve almost aggressively pursued a range of ...

B.S., Biology; B.A., Philosophy; Interdisciplinary Honors Program

Issaquah, WA
Through my non-profit work, community service and research, I have come to understand the important role that mentorship plays in helping one push past obstacles and transcend learning barriers. I ...

Biology (Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental)

Sammamish, WA
My time at UW is defined by the communities I entered: bioengineering, research and journalism. Learning within these networks, I know not to limit my curiosity to the job at hand, but to gain ...


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