Office of Admissions


Seeking admission to this premier university? It’s about far more than GPAs and standardized tests. We want students from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to the UW’s intellectually vibrant community.

What’s my application type?

Freshman? Transfer? International? Postbaccalaureate? Before you can get started on the admission journey, figure out what kind of applicant you are, so you get the information that is right for you. If you aren’t sure about your applicant type, this video offers some tips to guide you.

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Is the application open?

Application type Autumn 2018 Summer 2018 Winter 2018 Spring 2018
Freshman U.S. Nov 15 deadline Nov 15 deadline closed closed
International Nov 15 deadline Nov 15 deadline N/A closed
Transfer U.S. open open closed closed
International open open N/A closed
Postbaccalaureate U.S. closed closed closed closed
International closed closed closed closed

Key dates & deadlines

When to apply and when you’ll hear from us.

I applied

Next steps for students who have applied for admission. More

I was admitted

Congratulations! Next steps for students who have been admitted to the UW. More

UW just for summer

Summer Quarter at the UW offers an opportunity for anyone to take a course at one of the world’s top universities. More