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Experiential learning

New York student trip

Extend your undergraduate experience beyond the classroom Participate in undergraduate research. Engage in the community through service learning, volunteering or leadership. Find scholarship opportunities that support your undergraduate work. The UW’s Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD) is home to nine programs, each of which helps UW undergraduates to enrich their learning. EXPD develops…


Expand your experience through the UW Honors Program.The UW Honors Program invites students to deepen their undergraduate education within an enriching academic community. We welcome a diverse population of students ready to take intellectual risks, to seek an understanding of the interdependence of all branches of knowledge, to engage with the complexities of difference and…

Study Abroad

Suzzallo Library Reading Room

Explore the world. Discover yourself. The UW offers more than 600 study abroad options in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania. Where will you go? Offerings include University exchanges Attend regular classes at one of 70 partner universities around the world. Departmental exchanges Focus on a specific discipline within your department….


Students in class

At the UW, we see things differently. We look at what might be, not just what is. That goes for majors, too. What ignites your love for learning? So many different paths can emerge from a single interest. With 180+ majors, you can find the focus that’s right for you. Your admission to a major…


Whether you’re interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, nutrition or fitness, preparing for a career in health care is not a single decision but a series of choices based on exploration, investigation and reflection. At the UW, “pre-health” is not a major or a track — it’s a set of steps you take…


At the UW, “pre-law” is not a major, minor or series of courses. Law schools require no prerequisite courses, nor do they prefer any particular majors. Pre-law refers to anyone who is considering going to law school after completing an undergraduate degree. At the UW Career and Internship Center, Pre-Law Career Coaching can help students…

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research symposium

During the 2017-18 academic year, 9,045 undergraduate students worked with guidance from UW faculty mentors for 13,714 student-quarters, spending approximately 1,584,236 hours devoted to research. Watch some UW undergraduates describe their research projects. Learn more about the Undergraduate Research Program. Amanda Montoya: How can we make computer science more friendly to women? Bryan Dosono: Exploring…