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Aubrey Weaver

weavera@uw.edu Assistant Director of Admissions B.A., Journalism & Broadcasting Why the UW? “The UW is a place where students are challenged to think about their impact on the world and the legacy they’re creating. The UW helps students grow not only academically but personally through classroom instruction and involvement in campus organizations. The added benefit…


Holistic review

Holistic review While we look at many factors in reviewing applications for admission, academic preparation and performance are still primary. Preparation & performance Indicators of preparation and performance include: An overall strong level of academic achievement, as demonstrated by GPA, rigor of curriculum, standardized test scores and academic distinctions Taking advantage of college-preparatory courses during…


Freshman guidelines for special admission & appeal

Guidelines for special admission & appeal The University’s admission policies must comply with Washington State regulations and faculty-authorized requirements. It is the responsibility of the Office of Admissions to apply these standards consistently and fairly. The faculty recognizes, however, that exceptions should be granted occasionally for students in unusual situations. Who can appeal? Any denied…


Dates & Deadlines

Freshman Transfer Postbaccalaureate Freshman September 1: UW section of the Coalition Application opens The Profile is always open. October 1: FAFSA + WASFA opens November 15: application deadline for summer and autumn quarters December 31: test score deadline for summer and autumn quarters January 15: FAFSA + WASFA priority date March 1-15: admission decision notification…


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…


Admission to Majors

Your admission to a major at the UW depends on the major you are interested in and your application type. Freshman Transfer Freshman admission to majors Freshman applicants have three primary pathways to a major: pre-major, direct to major and direct to college. If you indicate a program that has a direct to major or…


A Level & AS Level exams

A Level & AS Level exams The UW encourages and applauds students who have pursued Advanced Level or Advanced Level Subsidiary exams as part of their high school curriculum or through the Cambridge AICE Diploma Program. These courses are challenging and demanding, and we believe they provide excellent preparation for university study. Policy Overview In…


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…


Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement (AP) The UW encourages and applauds participation in AP as part of the high school curriculum. These courses are challenging and demanding, and we believe they provide excellent preparation for university study. Submitting your AP test scores The easiest way to ensure that the UW receives your AP scores is to name us…


Coalition

The Coalition for College The University of Washington is excited to be one of 150 public and private universities across the U.S. that comprise the Coalition for College, a college planning and application platform. What does the Coalition offer? Why did we join? How will it work at the UW for autumn 2019 applicants? Unravelling “Single…



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