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At the University of Washington, 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. Together, we can create a world of good.

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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.

Transfer application opens December 15

deadline February 15

Rankings

#4
U.S. Public Institutions
Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020
#5
World’s Most Innovative University
Reuters, 2019
#1
Public Universities that Pay Off the Most
CNBC, 2019

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Academics

At the UW, we see things differently. That goes for majors, too. What ignites your love for learning?

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Costs

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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Seattle, WA
My UW education has led me to fantastic mentors and opportunities, which have provided ways to specify my interests and ensure I am conducting work I believe in. I research the spatialization of ...

Racquel
Geography; History

Bellevue, WA
My Husky Experience has opened my eyes to systemic inequalities that exist both within academia and healthcare. Additionally, UW Seattle has provided me the opportunity to learn about and work ...

Lucas
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Portland, OR
The experiences and connections I’ve made during my time at UW have allowed me to prepare for a career in health care, and to explore my identity as a second-generation Latina immigrant. The ...

Cassandra
B.S., Public Health - Global Health

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