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California Huskies

Friday Harbor

Why do thousands of Californians make the University of Washington their home? The connections between UW and California are long and strong, fueled by a shared sense of West Coast culture, a zeal for the outdoors, and a passion for discovery. Californians who choose the UW want to embark on a new adventure, live in…


Alternatives to the English Requirement

Alternatives to the English Requirement for Admission The English subject requirement for admission applies to all freshmen and transfer applicants and cannot be waived. It may be satisfied by coursework completed in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, or the United Kingdom, countries where English is recognized as the primary language of instruction. Additionally,…


Freshman homeschool applicants

Freshman homeschool applicants Homeschool students bring unique qualities to our campus, and we welcome your interest in the UW. Homeschool applicants are assessed in the same context as other freshman in the UW’s holistic review process. Not sure if you’re a freshman or a transfer student? Let us help. College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADRs) All…


How to apply

How to apply Follow this checklist to make sure you have everything you need to submit a complete application for admission. Create your Coalition Account Add UW to your College List Opt-in to sharing contact information Complete the Coalition Profile Complete the UW questions Pay the application fee Send test scores Send transcripts? Apply now…


College Academic Distribution Requirement (CADRs)

College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADRs) CADR are admission requirements. Therefore, they must be satisfactorily completed before the first quarter of enrollment at the UW. Almost all applicants will have satisfied CADRs through coursework completed in high school (generally defined as grades 9-12 in the U.S.). However, students who completed a portion of the CADRs in…


Running Start

We welcome students who have chosen to begin college coursework for college credit while still in high school. These programs are challenging and demanding, and we believe they provide excellent preparation for university study. In 2017, 1,387 freshmen from Washington transferred 87,129 credits to the UW from Washington community colleges. Running Start allows academically qualified…


Freshman

globe from Suzzallo library

Academic preparation and achievement are some of the most important factors when it comes to holistic review, but we want to know more. What should we know about you that isn’t reflected in your grades and test scores? Where are you headed? What do you care about? We are excited to learn what you will…