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Academics

At the UW, anything is possible. We break the rules, imagine change — then bring it to life. We’re restless to make the world a better place, and we want to do it together. Our students learn and engage in the classroom, outside the UW and around the world.
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There’s a job for that

Whatever you’re into, there’s a way to turn it into a job. Take a short quiz to learn what UW alumni with similar interests have done since graduating.

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Explore career pathways

Discover your purpose and connect it to college and careers. Take assessments on PathwayU to gain insights on your interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Explore UW majors, career paths, and internships that align with your unique gifts and purpose.

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Rankings

#1
Best Undergraduate Business Program in the Northwest
U.S. News & World Report, 2018
#1
in Oceanography
Center for World University Rankings, 2018
#3
Best College for an English Degree
USA Today, 2017
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Majors

What ignites your love for learning? World languages, computing, business? So many paths lead from a single interest. With 180+ majors, the UW can help you find the focus that’s right for you.

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The UW offers a breadth of academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the country.