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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 GPA and a set of test scores. 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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Gig Harbor, WA
A love for the land and background in agriculture has shaped the way that I look at the world, as well as informed my educational path. My studies in Urban Design and Planning at the UW have allowed ...

Catarina
B.A., Community, Environment, & Planning

Austin, TX
I came to UW with a mission to improve healthcare and medicine using tools available to everyone. My talents rest at the intersection of biology and computer science, which I exercise as a biomedical ...

Caleb
B.S., Bioengineering, B.S., Computer Science

North Bend, WA
My journey at UW has been about exploration and has opened my eyes to the vast amount of ways I can be involved in my local community. These experiences have encouraged me to question what I want to ...

Rachel
B.A., Public Health – Global Health, B.A., Political Science

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