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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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South Seattle, WA
Balancing school work and other extracurriculars has been challenging but my passion to giving back to my community always pushed me to continue. Having grown up and seen first-hand the lack of ...

Hewan
Business Administration (Marketing & Information Systems)

Seattle, WA
My Husky journey emphasizes that it is never too late to finish what you have started and to overcome conditions that hindered your growth. As a woman and a first generation immigrant college ...

Misrak
Political Science

Lusaka, Zambia
Growing up in Zambia, I have experienced the impacts of poverty and the disparities between technology and education. As a Husky, I have spent most of my time advocating for inclusive educational ...

Shruti
Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)

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