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Student life

Your Husky Experience doesn’t end when you leave the classroom. The hours you spend outside class are just as vital as the ones you spend inside.
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Campus life

Check out what happens on campus other than classes.

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Housing & dining

You’re not required to live on campus, but most freshmen do. So what’s it really like?

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Issaquah, WA
Through my non-profit work, community service and research, I have come to understand the important role that mentorship plays in helping one push past obstacles and transcend learning barriers. I ...

Biology (Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental)

Wenatchee, WA
I kicked off my Husky journey in the Honors program, leading me to value experiential learning and interdisciplinary study early on in college. Here, I’ve almost aggressively pursued a range of ...

B.S., Biology; B.A., Philosophy; Interdisciplinary Honors Program

Sammamish, WA
My time at UW is defined by the communities I entered: bioengineering, research and journalism. Learning within these networks, I know not to limit my curiosity to the job at hand, but to gain ...


Life in Seattle

Nestled in the University District, just north of downtown, the UW campus provides convenient access to everything Seattle has to offer.

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Your college experience should be challenging, but not overwhelming. The UW offers a range of resources to help support students.

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