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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.

Freshman decisions coming March 1-15

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
Tālofa. Fa’aumu Kaimana kʷə dsdaʔ. I am a proud first-generation student who grew as a healer for my Pacific Islander and Native American communities. I create welcoming spaces for Indigenous ...

Fa’aumu
Medical Anthropology and Global Health (Honors); Sociology

Chennai, India
I am committed to being an agent of change in my community – whether that be by uniting cultures through music, helping people find their identities, providing mental health support or finding the ...

Sairandri
Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology

Lynnwood, WA
My Husky Experience has meant discovering ways to be an asset to the people and spaces I engage with even in the midst of pain and isolation. However, I can proudly say that they’ve also left ...

Victoria T
International Studies; Communication

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